Why do I always set myself up for failure? I think Im going to have loads of time on my hand over the next two weeks! I can blog every day about the exciting adventures to have while in California. There wasnâ€™t loads of time nor was there that exciting of adventures to share with you all. For future referance though, usually I always make time to load on my flickr . Im at least good about documenting my time off through a lens of a camera if nothing else. Let me recap for you through those photos my trip to California:
This is Sarah and Ilise. Sarah is the reason we flew out so early before Christmas. She got married on the 15th and we were flown out to help with her wedding that took place in her parents backyard.
You can see all of the photos I took day of the blessed event on flickr. Even on the work side of this wedding, it was a wonderful day. Perfect weather. Good to see old friends of mine from my first Starbucks.
After the chaos of the wedding, Jason and I went up to LA to see the Getty and visit Dunder Mufflin. This is a view of the 405 from the tram up to the Getty. Who knew a freeway could be so pretty?
We saw this guy. Hes on most every TV show we watch as an random character. I knew him from Friends, as a cook in Monciaâ€™s kitchen. His New York accent is very real. We know since he chatted the whole ride down the tram.
This me (with a cold smile since it was raining. It never rains in California and of course it does when we want to see DM!) in front of Dunder Mifflin. I still cant believe we found it since it is in the middle of no where LA down this random street with business all around. They probably were laughing at us, but I donâ€™t care! I saw The Office!
After driving around LA for a bit, we met up with my oldest friend, Laura. By oldest, weâ€™ve known each other since were 10. Thatâ€™s 15 years folks! Crazy!
Couple days later Jason and I got birthday presents early from my parents and went to Disneyland! We got free ears, which was so fun for me since I wasnâ€™t willing to shell out the money for them. Thatâ€™s a photo of Jason on the tea cups. Doesnâ€™t he look like hes having so much fun? Tee hee. It was a perfect day to go, we walked onto most rides, which has only made us spoiled for any theme park in the future.
My friends David and Rebecca has a baby this past year and I finally got to met Penny at 10 months old. Shes one happy baby and a delight to be around. David is one of my favorite photography friends and we took a photo walk with his wife and our friend Jessica at Hotel Del. He taught me a lot while I was there, which Im forever greatful.
That is the pretty sunset blue sky with the Hotel Del. Other photo is taken by Jason of David, Penny and me. Penny is taking two to three steps at a time. At 10 months old! David calls her a genius baby, which she just might be.
Jason on Chaz. Enjoying an evening with my family at the house. We watch a lot of movies. Muppets Christmas. Last Pirates movie. New National Treasure and Juno.
This is my family in front of the tree. Arenâ€™t we cute?
Jason and I waiting to open presents. We can be cute sometimes too.
Opening presents on Christmas Eve! Its because we got to my grandparents on Christmas Day. I donâ€™t mind spreading Christmas out at all!
My cute Grandma watching her kids and grandkids opening presents.
Spending time with family does that to a person. Tee hee My aunt Cindy showing us how its done.
Last but not least, our Christmas tree. My mom left it for my to decorate the day I flew it. It was fun, but we normally do it as a family. As nice as the time was, alone takes a very long time.
Well, theres our visit in a nutshell. There are more photos on flickr of course if you care to check those out. Hope you all had a happy Christmas. Now its time to celebrate the New Year!