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Wednesday, December 13, 2006


Here's one for you U2 Fans. In Honolulu I was taking a nap on our 4 hours layover when I heard my wife say something about Bono. As I woke up a nearby lady said he had just walked by. So, I grabbed my camera and walked down the terminal, and there he was. Nice guy, we had quick conversation and a here one photo later!!

Sunday, December 10, 2006

The Final Ride of the Harley Boys

Well, it's almost time to head home to California and Walla Walla... But before we head off into the wild blue yonder, I had to take one more ride! Thanks to the Generosity of Dr. Vercio letting me use his bike, we cruised the whole island. It was a great day, blue skies, ocean vistas and wind in our hair. We cruised from Tamuning, to Ritidian Point along the east side, past Cocos Island and up the west side. A few windy roads through grass coverd hils made for some extra excitement as well. As it goes, it's only one more day of work before we get a little vacation so hope to see you all soon!!

Monday, November 27, 2006

Bali 2006

Well, our Bali weekend was a blast. Very short but very fun. We'll give you a better blog with more factoids later! Meanwhile, for all of you Nudibranch lovers out there...(which there better be many by now!!) Here is a little taste of the Macro heaven of Tulamben, Bali.

Nembrotha Kubaryana...gotta love that!!!!!

Sunday, October 22, 2006

B-Day Fun!!

Ahhh, Coldstone Cake!!!

Sho's Surprise Helicopter Ride

Two Lover Leap

One of many waterfalls

Mountains of Guam

Nuclear Subs in the Harbor

Friday, October 20, 2006

Out for a ride!!

Today we finally had a little...very little blue sky! So, since I had bought a nice little helmet I decided to drive downtown to get a tuneup! That didn't exactly pan out but it was fun being on the road. (Thanks to Dr. Vercios generosity!) Gotta love the scrubs, I'm a mean man!! ;-)

Friday, October 13, 2006

Our Crazy Cat

Here is a little clip of how our cat loves to hide in boxes...she just loves to be in stuff ;-)

Sunday, October 01, 2006

Name that picture Update!!

No new pictures from this weekend. I just wanted to let you know what the "Eye" photo was. It is actually a Breather hole of a Giant Clam...not an eye at all. It just really looked like one when I was editing it!! Anyway, I'm sure you were all waiting with baited breath for that answer!! Ha...our weekend is almost over. We went down south to Agat to start a "Possitive Choice" seminar! I might be getter roped into yet another thing! We'll see how it all pans out! Hope everyone has a great week. Congrats to the Pierson clan with little Briana!!! Talk to you all later!!

Friday, September 15, 2006

SDA 9/11 fun run!! (5K)

Last weekend there was the 9/11 memorial fun run. We had to get up around 5:00AM and head down to the wellness center. As you would 5 oclock it didn't seem like such a good idea. Anyway, once we were there with everyone it was a lot of fun. The morning was a little rainy which turned out to be a godsend. At 5 oclock it was still warm and humid. Anyway, I'll have to check to PDN for our times. Have a great week!!

Sunday, August 27, 2006

What am I

Ok, here is a little challange for you all. Lets get some guesses of what this picture is all about! Thats right...
Try to Name Me
Get as spacific as possible & place you answer in the comment area!

Happy Diver & New Nudibranch!!

This Sunday Shoshanna, Eric & I went out with GTDS to do some diving. It was great weather and beautiful water. At Blue hole we saw an Eagle Ray, Turtle and a NEW NUDIBRANCH!!! Then we went to Gab Gab where we saw giant trevalies and the local tourist submarine...I'm sure I'll be in some Japanese's photo album as the "Waving diver" they saw on the submarine!! Anyway, great times and here some photos!!

New Nudibranch - Roboastra gracilis

Spotted Eagle Ray

Falco Hawkfish

Eric with Anemonefish


Thursday, August 24, 2006

China Picture Framed

Well, we went down and got a really nice frame for our Changdu picture. It look very nice and matches the livingroom great!! You can't quite tell, but he frames is bamboo which matches the painting!!

Sunday, August 20, 2006

Goodbye to Wendy

Well, Wendy's (Shoshanna's Mom) one month in Guam has already come in gone. It went awefully fast. No more already cooked lunches and dinners for a while!!! We had a great time, and she help spruce up our home a little. I'm pretty sure she is on a first name basis with everyone at Ross!! I hope she had a good trip home.

On Sunday the weather cooperated very nicely so we decided to do a little diving!! Here are a few Nudies we saw while blowing bubbles...bubbles, my bubbles ;-) I also had a great picture of Shoshanna playing in the grass with her scuba gear on...but I would rather not sleep on our couch for the next week. Cheers

Risbecia Tryoni

Jurunna Funebris

Monday, August 14, 2006


Banana Tree....Ha, after a year or so I now have my own Banana patch and it looks like we'll have a few bananas too!!! We'll see!

Sunday, August 13, 2006

New Home Decor

Since Shoshanna's mom Wendy has been visiting, the ladies have gotten into the decorating spirit. As you can see we have new vases with twisting willows, a new matching rug at a wild angle, plants, bowls...the list goes on. While I drudged to work alone (Queue the Violin) they went on joy filled shopping sprees, spending all my hard earned money.......I think I'm sounding like my dad? I'm sure you just felt like you heart was yanked out, but don't shed a tear on my account!! I'll recover... eventually, and the house actually looks quite nice ;-) Anyway, enjoy a few quick photos.

Monday, August 07, 2006

First Nitrox Dive

It was also the first time diving under the fuel pier. It was kinda cool weaving in and out of the support pylons. A few school of big fish were under there as well. I kept piering over my shoulder hoping to see a Tiger shark but no luck. We did we a few nudibranchs...none new but there fun to find anyway. I would get into my Nitrox dive, O2%'s, etc....but I really don't think anyone reading this cares...Ha :-) Enjoy the photos.

32.8% O2

Eric hiking down to the pier

Hysoledoris Whiti


Monday, July 31, 2006

Nudies for Heather & Mom

Ok, Mom wanted some new underwater photos. Here is a new one from one of our last few dives!!

Sunday, July 16, 2006

2nd Guam Plane Crash

Well, today I did one of my deepest dives yet, max 160 ft. It was a lot of fun, sharks, crinoids and various other schools of fish. On the way back I saw my second Guam plane incident!!! It appeared that the pilot of this Cessna (To whom I met on the beach) had engine trouble and couldn't make it to the airport. He did manage to do a great water landing about 40 feet of shore. All 3 on board were fine and tow trucks were waiting on the beach...I'm still not quite sure what they were going to do. Anyway, good times in Guam :-)

Tuesday, July 11, 2006

Dancing Around the World...Good Times!!

No aquintance to Matt, I just thought his video was a great idea and a little nostalgic for travelers that have been around the world!!

Saturday, June 10, 2006

3 weeks in China....a recap

Well, were finally back after a great trip to China. I think most of us have had enough chinese food for a while...although I was getting used to it in the end. Anyway, here are a few more pictures of our trip.

Elder Dragons of Shanghi

Ladies of Zhang Jia Jie

Panda's of Changdu

Old town of Lijang

Pagodas of Dali

Mystic Mountain of Guilin

Longshen Hotsprings ~ Up to 50 Degrees C / 122 Degrees F to the
fridged mountain river that flows between the pools.

Terracota Warriors ~ X'ian

Great Wall ~ Beijing

Temple of Heaven ~ Beijing

Coming Soon...a feat was preformed by two aging gentleman on the great wall.
You don't want to miss it!!!!

Thursday, June 01, 2006

Live from China

Hello Everyone who probably isn't seeing this. Right now the group is Guilin and getting ready to head of to Xian to see the terracota warriors. We have all gone through the wonderful stomach 24 flu and were still holding on. Anyway, it's late so here are a few quick picks of the trip so far.

Saturday, May 20, 2006

Off to China

Hello Everyone,

Sorry no pictures today. Right now I'm in the Tokyo airport getting ready to head off to Shanghi. It should be a blast!! Those no the trip are the Ordelheide's, Bergstroms & Mundy's. I'll try to keep all of you updates...All one of you ;-) The rest who look at this thing I call a Blog are probably traveling with me!! HA! Anyway, best wishes to all and until next time!

Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Beutiful Night Dive

Last night we dove the Toki & Cormoran. It was a great dive with a few new Nudies :-)

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