June 13, 2004


Graduates at CE picnic

Graduates at the very nice picnic given by the Mechanical & Environmental Engineering Department on Friday, June 11, 2004.


Civil Engineering picnic

ME / Env. Engin. picnic.


CE picnic

Oisin Heneghan and his family, who travelled all the way from Galway, Ireland, to attend the graduation. His mother (far right) grew up in San Francisco and, like Dad, studied at what they claim to be that “superior” college across the Bay, our archrival UC Berkeley.


Saturday, June 12, 2004


Cousin Kaitlyn

Cousin Kaitlyn enjoys the stairs—while Grandpa’s video camera on the right records the entire party.



The Nakamuras: Kaitie, Karl (Dad’s cousin), Robbie and Beth.


Food table

The food table. Aunty Carol digs into the sashimi while Robin (Dad’s neighbor and Kalani High School schoolmate in Hawaii) fills his plate.


Aunty Irene

Aunty Irene, Grandpa’s sister and Karl’s mother, who was visiting from Hawaii, talking with Aunty Mary.


David and Sheila

With Mom’s co-workers David and Sheila.



Aunty Irene and me with the sleeping Nakamuras, Robbie and Beth, worn out from early morning swim-team practice.


Aunty Irene, Kaity

Aunty Irene and Kaity.



Friends and my housemates at “Scarlet Fire,” one of several “[Grateful] Dead houses” in Palo Alto, all named after Grateful Dead songs.


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