Bob & Jen's Wedding

July 4, 2003 to July 8, 2003: I visited central Illinois, primarily to attend and participate in my cousin Bob's wedding.

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PICT0850: Fuzzy picture of downtown Seattle from the plane.

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PICT0851: Another fuzzy picture of Seattle.

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PICT0852: Fuzzy picture of Lake Union.  I blame the fuzzyness on dirty Northwest airline windows.

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PICT0853: Lake Washington, 520 floating bridge.

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PICT0857: Microsoft Campus, Redmond, WA.  You can see my office in this picture.

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PICT0858: Marymoor park at the north end of Lake Sammamish.

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PICT0859: Lake Sammamish.

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PICT0868: Ames Lake! 

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PICT0869: My house is just to the left (East) of the bottom tip of the lake!  Of course, you can't see my house because of all the tall trees surrounding my house.

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PICT0877: Ridge containing Mountains Si, Teneriffe, Green , Bessemer.

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PICT0878: And this is the valley east of that ridge.  I think that is FR5060 in the valley.

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PICT0883: The central Washington cascades (between Snoqualmie/Stevens Passes).  You can see Bear Lake and Snoqualmie Lake in this picture.  That mountain South of Bear Lake (closer to the plane) with snow on it is "Big Snow Mountain".

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PICT0884: You can also see Bear Lake in this picture..as well as Big Heart Lake, Angeline Lake, and Otter Lake.

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PICT0885: Closeup of Big Snow Mountain.

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PICT0886: This ridge is the King/Kittitas country boundary.  In the center is "Summit Chief Mountain".  Also visible is Chimney Rock and glaciers.

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PICT0897: Mount Baker over Glacier Peak.  These two volcanoes are 56 miles apart.

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PICT0899: Here's what the East side of the cascades look like.  Dry.

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PICT0900: And here's the Columbia River north of Wenatchee.  Up in the top of the picture is Lake Chelan.

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PICT0902: Spokane, WA

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PICT0903: More Spokane, WA.

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PICT0904: Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

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PICT0906: Minneapolis, Minneasota!

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PICT0908: And there is the Minneapolis Airport...

Finally, I made it to Illinois.

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PICT0911: Mike Watt's TransAm.

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PICT0912: Jen and Bob.

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PICT0913: Again.

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PICT0914: Leaving the Church.

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PICT0919: Jamie and Isaac.

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PICT0922: The Bride and Groom.

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PICT0924: Sandy and Allie.

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PICT0934:  Allie and I.

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PICT0935: 3 of my Aunts.

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PICT0937: 2 Aunts and a father.

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PICT0939: Cousin Kevin.

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PICT0940: Cousin Brian.  Doesn't look like a very comfortable way to use a laptop...

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PICT0941: Jamie


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PICT0946: Grandpa Stamerjohn took me to the grocery store in East Peoria.  I was supposed to take a picture of the milk so I could compare the price to Seattle.  Milk in E.P. cost $1.95/gallon.

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PICT0947: The casino boat that never leaves the dock.

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PICT0948: The casino entrance.  Nice power-lines.

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PICT0950: The casino hotel.