Our 2009 Summer Trip - San Francisco Bay Area
We attended Alex' middle school graduation at the HP Pavillion (Shark Tank)
|Alex is on the Jumbotron.||Alex, parents and Kenny.||Hey, at least one of Alex' grandfathers knows how to be comfortable.|
and family party afterward. Mike and Mary Clarke, the ever gracious hosts and Alex' other grandparents, volunteered the use of their home and yard for a graduation party for Alex.
|Chantel and Lindsey test the treats.||Jarrett and Justin help Greyson with the car.||Kenny and Cassie Clarke and Zeke Anderson-King with Mike and Mary's dog.|
|Emily, Zeke and Cassie try to persuade Greyson to stay in the car.||Alex Clarke, Robbie Anderson and Ryan Clarke disucuss the fine points of their video game.||
Jarrett and our other grandkids find a loud nook to fit into.
First the Children's Discovery Center and the Tech Museum in downtown San Jose, then there was a birthday party for Jaxson.
|Jaxson and Zeke painted their own faces at the Discovery Center||Placing and lighting candles for an outdoor party is always a challenge||All the younger people played football, including Zeke and Jaxson|
|Ray and Darrell look on. Guess they're no longer among the younger people||Of course every birthday party's gotta have lotsa loot for the honoree.||And every birthday boy gets a hug from Grandma|
The family threw an early Fathers' Day surprise party that was much appreciated.
|Hangin' by the pool||Greyson's wondering who these people are||Hurrah for the Anderson family|
|Trying to put Jaxson on the human pyramid||Swinging the boys||Clarke family portrait with a certain intruder|
|Portrait with our daughters||The grandkids and us - including an upside-down Jaxson||Clarke family posing with us|
|Charlyn, Robbie and us||Shana's family and us||All of our kids who were there - love them all|
|San Francisco Bay Area||
Part 1 - Parties and Graduation
|Part 2 - Jelly Belly, Big Trees and Natural Bridges|
|Southern Utah and Arizona||Part 1 - Travelling, camping and Zion||Part 2 - Grand Canyon|
|Part 3 - Bryce Canyon||Part 4 - 3 State Parks|
|Part 5 - Cove Fort and Manti temple Pageant|
|Northern Utah||Part 1 - Visit to Kayleen and Andy's, Oquirrh temple, Bear Lake and Heritage West Center||Part 2 - Fourth of July at Lewiston, other Cache Valley pictures, Saint Anthony Dunes and Idaho Falls wedding|
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In the continuation, we visited the Jelly Belly factory in Fairfield, the Henry Cowell State Park near Felton and spent an afternoon at Natural Bridges State Park in Santa Cruz.