When something bad happens, you have three choices: let it define you, let it destroy you, or let it strengthen you.

The heart of the difference is not ability or even talent, but desire

The purpose of life is to discover and develop your gift. The meaning of life comes from sharing your gift with others. - David Viscott

Sunday, June 18, 2006

Baloon festival

We have this thing in Tigard on the first weekend after school is over with baloons, rides, live music, food and other un-identified stuff. Here are a few pictures.

I was too scared to go...

so I just watched:)

And then we walked a lot...

and made fun of each other

And at the end almost signed up for Marines:)

I've got 3 more runs left before going to CA. Sigh. Time to get nervous...


  1. Nice family pics! Even more incredible is seeing you relaxing...rare moments.

  2. What? We finally found one thing of which Olga is afraid?

  3. Olga, I am agree with Rick, it is incredible to see you like this and now I see the tatoo!

  4. Colonel Varlamova! Slow down a bit - the Marines can't keep up with you!

  5. Looks like fun. I would have been afraid of the balloon rides as well, but if I was forced to go I may have done it. I would have been cowering down so that I couldn't see anything though.

    Did you know you only had like 5 more days until WS? Just wanted to make sure you have not forgotten.

  6. It's always fun to go out with the family to do fun things, and get away from home for a bit.

    Btw, I like your new tattoo!