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Parthemore's 2010

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1: Old Memories I treasure sweet old memories As time goes swiftly by. A few bring smiles of happiness And some tears to the eye. They all are precious in their way, Reopening doors of old That have been shut these many years-- What pictures they unfold! These dear old, sweet old memories All play their special part In bringing joy and opening up The latch strings of the heart.

2: Tilden Nature Area We hiked with the Cub Scouts to earn a segment for Skyler's Trekker patch. This area had a farm for eduction for kids along with numerous hiking opportunities.

3: January 2010

4: Point Reyes National Seashore | January 2010

6: Chimney Rock We were able to observe elephant seals at Chimney Rock, and while we were there we saw the pups, mothers and the males. Some of the males were fighting each other.

8: Point Reyes Lighthouse We were hoping to spot a whale, but no luck. It was a very windy day (35 m.p.h.), but no fog. The walk up from the lighthouse was very strenuous. January 2010

10: Fort Ross The settlement of Fort Ross, the name was derived from the word for Russia (Rossiia). It was established by the Russian government in 1812 as a supply depot for Alaskan fishermen.. It was eventually sold to an American merchant and now is a national historic site.

13: January 2010

14: Sonoma Coast, California | January 2010

15: Golden Gate Bridge | March 2010

17: Pier 39 and Bay Aquarium | March 2010

18: California Academy of Science This place is amazing! It is a planetarium, natural history museum, aquarium and a rainforest all in one. The kids really enjoyed the rainforest with all the butterflies and birds flying free in the dome. This place is located in San Francisco, California.

19: March 2010

20: Oregon Caves National Monument We had a guided tour for almost 2.5 hours. We got to see some different formations; columns, compass stone, draperies, and soda straws.

21: April 2010

22: We went with Grandpa & Grandma to the Oregon Vortex. | April 2010

23: The Oregon Vortex The is located in Gold Hill, Oregon. The vortex is a spherical field of force, half above the ground and half below the ground. The vortex, essentially is a whirlpool of force. As another person, on a level platform, recedes from you towards magnetic south, they appear taller. When they approach you, coming towards magnetic north, they become shorter. This is contrary to the laws of perspective.

25: Big Sur Coast | May 2010

26: Pfeiffer Beach, California | May 2010

28: Monterey Bay Aquarium | The Monterey Bay Aquarium is one of our favorite aquariums. We especially enjoyed seeing the sea otters, jelly fish and the sea dragons. The kids also had fun touching the starfish and creatures in the tide pool area.

31: May 2010

32: Point Sur Light Station Pt. Sur lighthouse and its supporting lightstation buildings, now a California State Historic Park, stand atop a dramatic volcanic rock just off-shore in Big Sur, California. This historic aid-to-navigation has a modern aero-beacon which still guides ships along the treacherous Central California Coast. It is on the National Register of Historic Places and a California landmark. We took the guided tour to the lighthouse. It was a very windy day especially around the lighthouse. We saw wild flowers and a spectacular view.

33: April 2010

36: Point Pinos Lighthouse Pacific Grove, CA

37: April 2010

38: The Thomas Kinkade National Archive It was founded in 1994 and Mr.Kinkada displays some of his original works. The house is in a Moorish-Victorian Style and is located in Monterey, California.

39: Carmel Beach, California

40: Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park

42: April 2010

44: Point Lobos State Natural Reserve Deriving its name from the offshore rocks at Punta de los Lobos Marinos, Point of the Sea Wolves, where the sound of the sea lions carries inland, the Reserve has often been called "the crown jewel of the State Park System".

45: April 2010

47: Our wedding day has finally come... | April 2010

49: Point Lobos State Natural>Reserve> | April 2010

50: HAPPY BIRTHDAY | Look at all those candles | Daddy & Skyler

51: Skyler's 9th Birthday Happy Birthday Skyler

52: May 2010

53: Crater Lake National Park, Oregon

54: Terry playing football with the kids.

55: It's The Little Things In Life That Matter | Klamath Falls, Oregon | 2010

56: Cub Scout Camp at Mount Lassen July 2010

58: Hope you have the greatest Birthday ever! | Destynee's 13th Birthday

59: Wishing you everything happy for your birthday. | July 2010

60: Mount Lassen National Park

61: Kevin, Alllen, Ben, Skyler, Trevor, Diane and The Succman's Family

62: Kings Creek Falls | Allen, Ben and Skyler

63: Skyler enjoying the 3 mile round trip hike to Kings Creek Falls in Mt. Lassen

64: GO TEAM! | Skyler started out with spring conditioning camp with VCS and started football with them. | Coach Dan and Coach Camilli | VCS

65: #72 | Skyler football number for VCS was number 72. | Vacaville Christian School

66: Winters Jr. Warriors

67: #54 | Coach Al | Coach Dan | Coach Camilli | Skyler enjoyed his coaches at VCS and when they were fired he decided to go with them at theWinters Jr. Warriors. Since then, Skyler has really enjoyed playing with his new teammates. The pictures are from one of his favorite games. He recovered a fumble, and was team captain that day and got a couple of tackles in. | Skyler's number was 54 while playing for the Winters Jr. Warriors.

68: We took a trip up to Apple Hill with the Carlton's. This was the second farm we visited. The Larsen's Farm also had a museum and a waterwheel. We enjoyed looking at the antiques.

69: October 2010

70: Skyler | Sequoia

71: Destynee & Sequoia

72: Destynee

73: September 2010

74: Skyler Parthemore #54

76: OUR HERO | Terry's journey overseas to Bagram AFB. | Terry was at FOB Ghazni for a couple of weeks.

77: Terry left in June and was back in December 2010. | Terry made over 200 sushi rolls for the night shift.

78: Our C-17 to ElmedorfAFB, Alaska there was a lot of cargo on the first leg up. The plane broke down in Alaska for 3 days. Then we were off to Yokota AFB, Japan. | Our journey to Japan | October 24, 2010 | The C-17 we were on.

79: Elmendorf AFB, Alaska

80: Destynee and Skyler | Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine | There were numerous Torii Gates at this shrine. | Destynee and Skyler with a temple dog (Komainu) guarding the entry way of the temple. | While at the shrine we were able to witness a traditional Japanese wedding being performed.

81: Great Buddha of Kamakura | The great Buddha is a bronze statue of Amida Buddha. This is the second biggest one in Japan. | October 2010

83: Yamaguchi Shrine | This was by far my favorite shrine. We could have spent hours there. The local Americans call this the female Buddha shrine, since the Buddha figures are all females. They also had the Torri gates along with the pagoda. They had a dragon guarding the shrine and temple.

84: Showa Kinen Park This park is truly amazing and so many things to do. We saw most of it by renting bicycles for the day. It has a Children's Forest, Sports area, Japanese Garden and a Bonsai Garden.

85: Japanese Garden

86: We had a blast carving pumpkins | Carve out some good times! | The kids carved their pumpkins with Courtney and Bryce

87: Halloween 2010 A.J., Zach, Skyler, Byrce, Courtney & Destynee

88: Mount Fuji It is 3776 meters tall and is Japan's highest mountain and is a dormant volcano. We viewed Mt. Fuji first at Fuji Five Lake then at the visitor's center. The clouds hindered some of the view, but it was still spectacular.

89: November 2010

91: Mt. Fuji 5th Station It is located at an altitude of 2305 m. and is also the home to Komitake Shrine residence of Mt. Fuji's protective god.

92: Tokyo Towers

93: November 2010

94: Zojoji Temple with Tokyo Tower

95: Inside the Zojoji Temple is a beautiful decorated golden alter. | In the garden were rows of little statues with bonnets and windmills. They were statues of jizobosatusu, the protector of the souls of stillborn children and the Buddhist equivalent of an angel. Mothers who have lost an unborn child may dedicate an image of the deity and decorate it with baby clothes and toys.

96: Asakusa Shrine Toyko

97: {This shrine was located in north east Tokyo, and we rode the Metro for an hour to get there. The entry way was packed with vendors selling trinkets and food. There was a 5 story pagoda and the main temple. There was also an area in the shrine that was peaceful with a pond with koi and small temples. | November 2010

98: November 2010

99: Children's Obstacle Park This park was designed by Japanese children and then the adults made it come to life. I only included one drawing, but from those drawings they made equipment. Skyler really enjoyed this park, and wanted to come back. The other pictures were of a pond near by that some local fisherman were fishing at.

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