some pictures, finally!

Here we are at the Rogue brewpub in the PDX airport waiting for our flight:

Trina taking a bit of a nap by the gate:

The view from Alina's balcony:

Here are some pictures from the matsuri (festival) at Alina's school:

I'll post a separate post about the Yukata cruise we went on last night, it was a wonderful time, and was fun in very unexpected ways. Until then, have a wonderful day!


  1. They're the cutest little things!!! I can't wait to see and hear more!

  2. Oh wow! Oh wow! Oh wow! Vicarious living here. That view! Those kids! Food, beer, naps (so much better on vacation)!

  3. Yeah!! What adorable little kids! Glad you made it safe and sound and are having a wonderful time!

    Love you!

  4. Dave, Trina,
    We are so excited that you made it ok and that Alena is doing well and you guys are having a wonderful time! We love the pictures, keep them coming. Thanks you two wonderful Sweeties!

  5. These have to be the cutest kids ever! I have so much catching up to do on your posts~hope you guys enjoy your trip to what looks like a beautiful and exciting country (you're not missing anything here in Oregon..hehe)!