Crazy kids at the dinner table.
Dad with some Martinelli's at his birthday dinner.
Doug is working hard in the kitchen, as usual.
Mom with her masterpiece: delicious lasagna. It's a traditional Christmas dish.
I'm not sure who's the weirdest.
Andrew looks eager to eat.
So does Patrick.
Patrick and Andrew were more than happy to help open Dad's gifts.
Let the unwrapping begin.
It's a chair!
Patrick likes it.
Jen picked out a funny card.
Tug boats in the strait.
They were guiding the "Alaskan Legend" into port.
Downtown Benicia on a beautiful winter day.
He's missing a foot.
First Street and the old train station.
The marina with glass-like water.
I want to live in one of those condos.
Mount Diablo beind the boats.
Andrew likes presents a little too much.
Mom and Jen supervise the gift gathering.
Patrick and Andrew got matching aprons.
Patrick and Andrew in a space ship.
Feeling the effects of micro gravity.
Ryan Thomas tries the astronaut's workout.
Andrew is a strong young lad.
Jenny and Patrick tried to imagine themselves cramming into the Soviet transport vehicle.
Andrew is boldly going into the next room.
This thing carries astronauts home from the international space station Mir.
Andrew making a routine maintenance call in the space shuttle.
Patrick doing the same.
Even I tried my hand.
Making final checks for liftoff.
Looks like we're good to go.
I think Andrew is breaking stuff.
Patrick made some big footprints on the moon.
The view from the top was pretty incredible, but it was freezing cold and windy outside.