3: Brandon reading "How the Grinch Stole Christmas." | Whitney bringing Christmas cheer to Grandpa.
6: Christmas 2011 at Grandma and pa Anderson's house
7: Mark is teaching Kent the finer points of carving a turkey for our Christmas Day feast. | Whitney made this chalkboard all holiday candy holder. ADORABLE!
12: Susan Walden's retirement party with those of us that worked with her 25 years ago. I oriented Susan as a new nurse. | Lori, Lillith, Judy | This was held at Marilyn's(in the stripes) house
13: Carrie came down as a suprise from Sacr4amento which is why susan is crying. Carrie moved 15 years ago. Carrie went to nursing school with Susan and Susan is her boys' Godmother . | Larisa, Barbara, Anna, Lisa, Lillith, Tina, Michelle, Esther
15: We are have all continued to work for Kaiser for up to 25 years. Carrie(N. CA DOU), Lisa(Allergy), Marilyn(Oncology), Lori(Lancaster infusion clinic) Judy(ICU), Ana( outpt surgery), Lilly(wound center), Tina(DOU), Michelle(Inpt, staffeducator) Barbara(DOU) Roberta( retiredWC) Larisa( Peds Clinic), Lillith(DOU), Susan( Urology Clinic), Esther(ICU)
16: Kim and Megan came up from San Diego and Whitney and Kent flew in from Tucson, Az for Grandpa's memorial service.
18: We were so close we could almost touch them, but we didn't have to because Mark was all cheers to his favorite players | Quick visit to Tucson to go to dodger spring game
19: Chicago White Sox vs Los Angeles Dodgers Fri., Mar 23, 2012 1:05 Kino Stadium
20: Bobo's is a great Breakfast place in Tucson on Grant. Fantastic huge banana blueberry pancakes. This is leftovers. | Brandon works at Jimmy John's and delivers upscale sandwiches.
21: 4th Street Fair (it was hot)
22: Rattlesnake bridge over Broadway st.
24: Steward Mirror Lab under the football field where giant telescope mirrors are made | Glass is melted over honeycomb forms. This oven was just opened exposing the glass to cool off. | This is the lid of the oven that just came off the glass.
25: Once the glass is cooled it is moved to another room to be polished. This was 4 months in the process of being polished.. They want to get to the point of getting 1 mirror out a year.
26: Mission San Xavier del Bac established by Father Kino in 1732.. The art on the ceilings is being restored. very ornate
28: Tubac- Art community which is Arizona's oldest European settlement.
29: Whitney and Kent grilling the steaks from AJ's on their pation causing the smoke alarm to keep going off. It was worth it though.
30: Titan II Missile Museum- touring the underground missile site. During the Cold War, there were 54 Titan II missiles in the underground silos all across the country | The missile in the launch duct. | This is the largest missile ever built by the US. It was deactivated in 1987.
31: Simulating a launch
32: Tohono Chul Park
33: The boys were hunting lizards and snakes.
36: Pima County Fair- It started with locking the keys in the car, but we were lucky to have a locksmith one row over.. Then we saw a great Hypnotist show, a so-so magician show and a good fire dance show.
37: Good food | Allegro- great gelato
38: Bisbee- nestled in the mile high Mule Mountains | Queen Mine Tours - est. 1877 47 degrees in the mine yr round
39: This is the toilet that the miners would use.
40: remnants of open pit mining
45: These are the same things that Grandpa had kept in his shaving kit under his desk in his den. His survival kit from WW II
46: My Tucson cactus garden. Blossoms sprang up over a few days and flowers lasted 1 day.
47: Bringing Grandma to Tucson to see the kids May 18-20 | Grandma getting a patdown at the airport | Guadalajara Grill Musicians | El Charro | Broadway in Tucson | In downtown Tucson to see Mary Poppins
48: Historic homes on the corner of 6th Ave. and University. | Wakefield house built prior to 1895 when the University of Arizona opened | The Bayless family were ranchers and came to Arizona in 1883 | The BB House was built in 1899 and bought in 1914 by Linda Ronstadt's uncle Pepe. | Plumbago in the front walkway
49: Grandma and Lisa stayed at the Historic Big Blue House B&B. I loved the geraniums.
50: Bobo's for breakfast. Best huge blueberry banana pancakes ever.
51: Sabino canyon tram tour
52: Bat night | Watching the local kids perform bat dances until the bats fly out at dusk. | The colony of bats lives under the bridge half the year then flies back to Mexico for the other 6 months. | These bats eat half their weight in food every night.
53: This bat colony eats 600 pounds of insects every night.
54: Sunday morning brunch at the Hotel Del Sol which is on the list of Historic Hotels of America
55: The red roofs in the background are Whit and Kent's apt. complex. The Catalina Mountains are beautiful.
56: Tina's birthday breakfast with friends from Kaiser. | We went to Sunset Kaiser to remember our French-Canadian co-worker and friend of 26 years, the creative, talented and smart Denise Belanger.
57: Brandon with the other interns at Ron Barber's Congressional office in Tucson. | Rain clouds on the way to Tucson from Phoenix.
58: Looking through our favorite cactus and succulent stores hoping to find the Desert Bird of Paradise to buy for Grandma. | Desert Bird of Paradise
59: We helped Whitney and Kent move from Tucson to Glendale, AZ. | Nice new 2 bedroom apt.
60: Nice new apt in Glendale across the street from Midwestern University.
62: Bianco Pizzeria in downtown Phoenix | Sweet Republic Best Ice Cream in the Nation in Phoenix | Farmers market in downtown.
63: Matt's big Breakfast
65: Whitney's graduation dinner with her class of interns and preceptors. | Whitney and Kent left from the dinner in Tucson to their new life in Glendale, AZ.
66: Tiffany( Whit's best friend in HS) Curtis' destination wedding in Lake Tahoe. August 2012
67: Mark and Lisa stayed in a cute cottage at Sorensen Resort.
69: The Tram to the top of the mountain overlooking Lake Tahoe kind of freaked Lisa.
74: Friends from HS softball. Tiffany, Lindsey, Whitney, Jessy
75: Good thing there was a tent, because it rained!!! But these kids didn't care.
76: After driving home from Lake Tahoe with Whit we went to the Smoke House before we sent her back to AZ.
77: Brandon came home for a week with his roommate Tim and we treated them to a night at the Magic Castle.
78: Celebrating Justin's graduation from HS and a sendoff to Colorado University in Boulder, CO. | Lisa getting in the paper for helping at the free clinic giving immunizations.
79: Grandma's Birthday celebration at Gladstone for Fish in Malibu. | September 2012
80: Mark and Lisa's vacation to Pismo, San Luis Obispo and Carmel.
81: San Luis's Thursday night Farmer's Market Street Fair | Bubble Gum Alley
83: Beautiful morning walk on the Cambria shores across the street from our Sea Otter Inn
84: California Condor sighting.
85: Big Sur
88: Carmel Beach
89: Lone Monterrey Cypress along the 17 mile Drive
90: Our own private secluded beach we love to hang out on by Seal Rock along the 17 mile Drive.
92: We stayed at the Asilomar Conference center across the street from the beach.
94: Mark and Lisa got to go to Kent's White Coat Ceremony at Midwestern.This is held at the end of the first semester of school. | October 2012
95: All the Pharmacy, PT, Medical, Podiatry, Psychologist, Dental and Cardiovascular Students | Kent's class of Podiatry students
96: Very proud of Kent.
98: New Temple being built in Glendale AZ near Whitney and Kent.
99: Going to the Farmers Market with Whitney.
100: Visiting the Children's museum in Phoenix. We had fun playing in all the exhibits.
102: Thanksgiving Weekend having brunch at the Hamptons at the Four Seasons in Westlake.
104: Christmas Eve Reading The Littlest Angel | Christmas Eve with Megan, Kim Grandma and her friend Annie. Going home with their gifts.
105: Merry Christmas 2012
106: Santa Monica Pier end of Route 66 | Whitney and Kent came out for a few days before New Years