S: Danielle's Seattle University Graduation June 12, 2011
BC: The End
FC: Seattle 2011
1: Life brings simple pleasures to us every day. It is up to us to make them wonderful memories. CathyAllen
3: Ito, Pop and Grandma riding on the Light Rail as we head from the airport to the hotel. Let the fun begin....
4: Views along the way to downtown Seattle.
8: We stayed at the beautiful Mar Queen Hotel. Built in 1918, it sits on one of Seattle's tallest hills, Queen Anne. Here's the lobby, front desk and a peek inside our room.
10: Danielle and Sass just arrived at the hotel and were greeted by Ito and their Dad. A look up the steep hill from our hotel.
11: Metropolitan Market just one block from our hotel had everything you could imagine even gelato!! Pop and Grandma leading the group as we walk to the Seattle Center. Ito is giving directions to his driver.
12: All things grow better with love.
14: Beautiful views on our walk to the Space Needle.
16: Grandma and Pop and views around the park.
17: Waiting to watch Hubble 3D at the IMAX Theater.
18: Sitting around at the Science Center.
19: Bengal meeting Ito for the first time! Danielle treated us to dinner at one of her favorite places to eat El Gallito, Best Mexican food outside of Oceanside! Bengal is keeping an eye on what's happening outside his house.
20: Had a wonderful lunch at Sky City on top of the Space Needle. Amazing views of Smith Cove Cruise Terminal, Lake Union, MarQueen Hotel and Queen Anne. After lunch we took a walk around the observation deck.
22: Pike's Place Market is full of fresh seafood, fruits and vegetables and beautiful flowers.
24: Grandma, Pop and I along with Danny and Ito outside of the Aquarium.
25: Beautiful fish we saw at the aquarium.
28: A beautiful view of West Seattle across the Bay. A view of the waterfront and the Space Needle. Sea Lions hanging out on a buoy in Elliot Bay.
30: A ferry crossing Elliot Bay and in the background the beautiful Olympic Mountain tops still covered with snow.
33: Danny and Ito watching the ceremony from above. Danielle walking into the arena. Danielle just received her diploma. Danielle and Rachel.
36: Danielle and her proud parents. Ito with his two granddaughters. Mom and Dad with their beautiful daughters. Danielle with Grandma and Pop.
37: Danielle and her proud Grandpa's! Ryan and Danielle. Ryan Bird and Danielle.
38: Danielle Marivelle Moreno Master of Arts in Psychology.
40: Danielle opening her graduation gifts. Her Grandma gave her a special picture of her Uncle Dale. I know he is so proud of you today. She was touched by everyone's generosity and their support.
41: A family is pieced together with hope and faith. A family is quilted and bound with love and grace. Psalms 67 | Danielle, Congratulations on a job well done! You are such a gifted and talented young woman. We are so proud of you and all that you have accomplished. It was such a special blessing to have both sets of grandparents there to share this moment with you as you received your Masters Degree. This is a trip we will always remember and memories I know you will treasure for a lifetime as well. We are always here to support you in all that you do and we wish you continued success in all your future endeavors. May the Lord guide you and keep you safe always. All our Love, Mom, Dad and Sass