New Site Layout

Well, I got tired of the plain old blue site a while back, and looked around a little until I found this theme. What do you all think? I like the larger set of pictures on the right, and the larger Tag Cloud.

I’m going to be working on too, to add to my list of websites I’m looking after. There’s a preview of the new site at You might also check out, another of my sites.

Overdue Updates!

2 New Photo Galleries!

Chase Jun-Sep 09 : 102 New Photos!

Shurijo Castle Park: 40 New Photos!

Sorry it’s been a while! More pictures for October coming soon!

Video Test!

Just testing out the new video function of the site… hope you all enjoy…

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This was Chase at ~3 months, his first week eating.

Linkin Park Meet & Greet

Just thought I’d share the photo from the Linkin Park Meet

& Greet:

More photos of Chase coming soon!

More Chase and More SCUBA

I found some photos that I skipped over some how, some cute ones in here too!

Chase Apr-May 2009
Chase Apr-May 2009

Yester I had te chance to dive the USS Emmons, a Gleaves-class destroyer the was sunk in a battle during WWII. It was hit by 5 Japanese Kamikazes, before the crew decided to sink her rather than let it fall into enemy hands. This was by far my deepest dive yet, at 125 ft. Everyone told me that the top edge is right at 130ft, so I was surprised when I was able to enter the boat at 125 and swim around! more info

Here is some history of the boat: USS Emmons. It was only a 22 minute dive because of the depth, so I’m definitely going back some time soon! We took about an hour surface interval then hit a reef on the south side of Kouri Island before calling it a day. Here are the shots:

USS Emmons and Kouri Island Reef

These were taken with my new Point and Shoot Intova IC-10 underwater camera, since I flooded my Olympus C7070. They didn’t come out bad, I’m pleasantly surprised considering it cost less than half what the C7070 cost. A strobe would give me good setup!