Tuesday, May 31, 2005

Monterey Aquarium and beach

Today was another fun-filled and awesome day. We drove to Monterey in Afonso's new Mini car and it was totally sweet. We went to the Aquarium for a quite a while and it was totally awesome. I took lots of great pics. After that we went for some good lunch and then headed off to Carmel which was a super nice area. The beach was totally amazing and we ran around and played Frisbee for an hour and a half. The weather was perfect. The other interns are totally awesome too.

After playing frisbee for quite a while, we left Carmel and headed back home to Emeryville. On the way we stopped off at the In N' Out Burger!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Yeah!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It was totally awesome.

Another great trip with great friends. Looking forward to more camping and fun times next weekend!!

Afonso's dashboard for his sweet Mini

Kelp forest

Haha this fish is awesome!! I like his huge lips!

A weird shark

Sweet water near the Aquarium

Sweet view

Lots of fish

Amazing Jellyfish

More Jellyfish

A transparent Jellyfish

Nemo fish tank!

More Nemo action

A moray eel... why are moray eels soooo weird?!?!?!

Sweet plush eel

Cool jellyfish glass sculptures

Haha, lava lamps

Cool glass jellyfish

Another glass jellyfish sculpture

Cool shark

A stingray eating lunch

Another stingray

Jake and Afonso

Susan at lunch

The beach at Carmel-By-The-Sea

Me and Susan at the beach

All of us at the beach

Hangin' out after a good game of frisbee

What a cool group

Afonso driving back home

Haha awesome labels on the window controls in Afonso's car

Nice Panoramic of the beach at Carmel-By-The-Sea

Monday, May 30, 2005

Outback Steakhouse for Dinner

This afternoon I opened a package from Kristen that arrived in the mail and that was totally sweet because she sent me a really nice card. :) Also Kristen sent me a little birthday pack with balloons and streamers and candles so that was perfect!! I put them up and we had another little birthday celebration for me. Kristen also gave me a special candle and some Happy Birthday candles so we are going to have my real birthday cake tomorrow night. :)

Tonight we went to the Outback Steakhouse for dinner and it was totally sweet. We drove up there and got some good steak and our waitress was nice and gave me a free Birthday Ice Cream and a drink which was great!!

Good times and more good times to come!

Tomorrow we are planning on going to the Aquarium in Monterey and I bet that will be super cool too. These guys are a great bunch of people to hang out with and also a great bunch of people to go places with too. Yeah this is a great time. :) Rock on!

Outback Steakhouse for dinner

Jake in Mission Impossible style

Me and Susan preparing to eat a lot of steak

Me and Kevin representin' fierce

Taylor chillin' it up, fierce

Getting ready to eat my free Birthday dessert Ice Cream

Happy Birthday streamers from Kristen

Birthday Balloons from Kristen!! :)

My Birthday Party: Six Flags Marine World and Intern Party

What a sweet birthday!!!!!!! I was worried that I wasn't going to have a great time because I was going to miss Kristen and my family being here but it was super fun. A few of us went to Six Flags Marine World in Vallejo,and it totally rocked. We were going to go to Six Flags Waterworld in Concord but it was a little too cold for a water park so we went to Marine World instead. It was totally sweet and there were some crazy rides to go on. The crazy green roller coaster was nuts and then we also went on a red roller coaster 4 times in a row because there was almost no line up for it!! Sweet!!

We went on a good water ride and also did some bumper cars, watched some dolphins, saw some tigers swimming, lions, and a snow leopard and even spent too much money on lunch! Good times!

In the evening when we got back, Taylor and Kevin threw a sweet party for me so that was great. We went up to their apartment and had some awesome cheese dip that was really good for us and was hand crafted by Taylor. We had some drinks and listened to some sweet music (Dave Matthews Band, of course) and chatted and watched some SNL and a bit of The Big Lebowski. It was a great birthday party and I really enjoyed it.

I've got a bunch of really great new friends here and it's sweet that I could spend time here with a bunch of really nice friends. I miss everyone at home and they got to party without me today but I had a great time last night at the party. Yeeehhhaaw!!

Sculpture at the front of Marine World

Me, Bjorn and Matthew after getting soaked on one of the water rides

Sweeet first roller coaster we went on, it was nuts

Dolphin action

Swimming dolphins

A new roller coaster that wasn't open yet

A cool penguin

The first roller coaster we were crazy enough to go on


Dolphin Show

A sweet "Mike" wood carving with a Monster Truck on it

Weird donkeys

A sweet Snow Leopard

An awesome tiger

A tiger diving to get something!

Sweet Simpsons characters, yes I tried to win one and didn't win!

Susan, Bjorn, Me and Matthew

Cool Giraffes

More Giraffes

Jonathan and Jaime

Kevin and Jaime

Me and Susan

Me and Jake

Taylor in Susan's hooded sweatshirt

Watching SNL

Me and Jake

Me and my birthday Pecan Pie

About to make a wish...

Blowing out the candles!