Presentation on theme: "Here are some highlights from 2001 for the Pastores family. Enjoy. This show will run automatically. Turn on your speakers and right click your mouse."— Presentation transcript:
Here are some highlights from 2001 for the Pastores family. Enjoy. This show will run automatically. Turn on your speakers and right click your mouse then select full screen for better viewing.
Alicia in the choir at ASU’s Newman Center for Christmas 3 Generations attended
StephanieGarciaChaparral BriannaWeymouthChaparral TiffanyRobertsArcadia BriannaGarciaChaparral MaggieHarenArcadia CourtneyRussellCactus RachelBarnierSunnyslope MariePastoresApollo JillFerreiraMingus JenKleinPrescott LucyGriffinPrescott Marie is voted 1 st team 4A All-State in soccer March 2001
Cisco ’83 wins State Soccer Championship! Apollo Prom the same week! Marie accepted into USC the same week!
BFF! Marie graduates from Apollo HS as valedictorian. Marie Amy Lindsay Autumn Erin
Mike & Alicia become engaged Kathy secures a job at the Glendale Public Library Marie is selected as one of ten finalists for AIA Student Athlete of the Year
Alex had been laid off from Lucent Technologies in late 2000. This left him time to do some fix-ups around the house. His first job was to remodel the second bathroom. It took a few weeks to complete and required the assistance of contractors. This experience was a clear indication that major help was needed to get the house in shape if we ever wanted to sell. Many improvements were made over the next 7 years before we sold the house and moved into something requiring less maintenance.
June 2001 in Albuquerque was the last soccer tournament we attended for Marie. Marie & Alex drove there together, while Kathy flew a day later because of her new job. Marie got to see her Mom’s childhood house in Gallup, New Mexico on the drive back. We also had time to take the lift up Sandia Mountain.
July 2001 Our friends the Farnsworth’s come over for a swimming party In-laws Barb & John visit for the summer Alicia & Mimi have their 23 rd birthday. Alicia celebrates at the Tilson’s.
We get a new cat and name him Mufasa. He is probably the most people friendly pet we have ever had. We were heartbroken when he disappeared several years later. We think someone in the neighborhood was trapping animals. This event hastened our desire to move away.
August 2001 The entire clan decides to vacation in Pinetop…bowling, Sunrise Park, golfing, etc.
Summer is over and it’s time to move all of Marie’s stuff to USC in Los Angeles!
September 2001 The USC semester started very roughly as there was an earthquake and then the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. We weren’t sure if we needed to drive to LA and bring Marie home. We finally decided that she should go home with her roommate Jenna whose family lived nearby if evacuation was necessary. Our entire family had taken a trip to the East Coast about 10 years earlier and one of our visits was the WTC.
It is Parent Day at USC, so we spend some time with Marie in different activities, like sporting events, meals, etc. Mike & Alicia join us for the party. October 2001
November 2001 The girls decide to have a Mother/Daughter meal at First Watch before they go off in different directions. Thanksgiving is at our house. Barb’s husband John and Alex’s Aunt Doris pass away.
December 2001 Our annual Christmas dinner with Mickey & Pat and Don & Darlene. This year Kathy & Alex picked Sapporo’s in Scottsdale.
HEADLINES FROM 2001: Earthquake kills thousands in India, U.S. submarine Greeneville sinks Japanese fishing boat, British foot-and-mouth disease reaches crisis levels, Bush abandons global-warming treaty angering European leaders, U.S. spy plane and Chinese jet collide, race riots in Cincinnati continue for several days following a shooting of an unarmed black man by a white police officer, former Klansman convicted of 1963 murder of four black girls in Birmingham, balance of the Senate shifts after Jeffords of Vermont changes his party affiliation from Republican to Independent and the move strips Republicans of control of the Senate, Bush signs new tax-cut law cutting taxes by $1.35 trillion over 11 years, Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh executed, Bush allows stem cell research for studies using existing strains of stem cells, budget surplus dwindles and some blame the slowing economy and the Bush tax cut, hijackers ram jetliners into twin towers of New York City's World Trade Center and the Pentagon with a death toll of more than 3,000, anthrax-laced letters are sent to various media and government officials, Enron files for bankruptcy, Israel condemns the Palestinian Authority as a “terror- supporting entity” and severs ties with leader Yasir Arafat following mounting violence against Israelis, Taliban regime in Afghanistan collapses after two months of bombing by American warplanes and fighting by Northern Alliance ground troopsTimothy McVeighstem cellsWorld Trade CenterYasir Arafat
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