Kris and her Mom enjoyed a night away at an inn near Snoqualmie.
Grandma Solem braving the windy Snoqualmie Falls overlook.
Kris and her mom at the falls.
Celebrating Rachel's birthday with Grandma and Grandpa Solem. Kayla helped Rachel blow the candles out.
Opening up Rachel's presents.
Rachel figured out presents pretty quickly.
Kris and Rachel surveying the loot.
Rachel reading her card.
Kayla got to open up an early birthday present.
Rachel trying her new outfit on.
A rare photo of Paul's second grade teacher Mrs. Hinderstein, in her retirement home at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.
Caught in the jaws of a dilemma-saurus.
Cat and Sandy over dinner at Popover's on the upper west side.
David passing the ball to a teammate.
Settling the ball before dribbling.
Julia watches from the sidelines.
David about to launch a corner kick.
Cat and Julia watching from the sidelines.
Julia demonstrates the longest tongue found on a mammal. Her father says that she is part anteater.
Miranda punts a beauty.
Brittany dribbles up the right side.
Brittany throws the ball in.
Like her brother, my Aunt Arlene is a very serious person.
Art and Cheryl prepared a great pasta dinner in their newly renovated kitchen in Brookfield CT.
... meanwhile back in Seattle, Kayla and Rachel were playing at the park around the corner.
Rachel swinging just before hitting the slide.
Kayla showing her sister proper sliding form.
Kayla climbing the thing I don't know the name of.
Grandma and Grandpa Solem were flying out just as Paul returned from New York. They say this was purely coincidence.
Kris and her folks at the airport.