With Ai-chan at Crossroads in Bellevue. I picked up a poster listing the Pokémon characters for my Nephew Will. Young Will had created a notebook with his own drawings of the Pokémon characters - click here. I would present Young Will with the Pokémon poster upon my arrival in Charlotte...
Ai-chan holding a split bunch of recently purchased bananas after an evening of reading from John McPhee's Annals of a New World in Bigfoot...
|This was one of the few times I've flown out of Sea-Tac not having left Bigfoot at SeaTacPark.com...|
|I was on a red-eye out of Sea-Tac, stopping in Detroit on the way to Charlotte...|
|Brother Brian joined us for lunch...|
Lunch with Christie at Birkdale Village, a little north of Charlotte. Time with Christie is always too short. After lunch I drove on to the Triangle area of North Carolina, meeting up with Carina and Jeff Reese at Carina's home in Durham. We then went to a little shindig in Raleigh...
|Carina and Jeff...|
|Bob Patterson also drove up from Charlotte...|
|Back at Mountain Island Lake. Randy dropped by for a visit...|
Leaving Mountain Island Lake... back to Seattle...
|Before going on to the airport I met Sister Jan and my nephews at a coffee shop down the way...|
|After the coffee shop I stepped into a Harris-Teeter grocery store to pickup a couple of jars of Duke's Mayonnaise and Texas Pete to take back to Seattle, and at that place we really did say farewell...|
|The ascent out of Charlotte... looking back at the airport, and then the downtown...|
|Brief layover at Minneapolis - St. Paul...|
|Sea-Tac... with Mount Rainier in the background...|
|Bigfoot was just where I left her...|
Wednesday, July 30
With Nancy at Red Robin in downtown Bellevue...