This is why I love Ethel so much...
As soon as Mike started reading their morning text exchange I KNEW what her response was going to be.
Its the very reason we became friends and remain friends. She is adorable.
|Mr. T took up residence in his 3rd row.|
|The bridge at Cascade Locks.|
|Our usual resting place... trains and river traffic kept Mr. T entertained in the morning.|
|In the entryway of the Deli there is a lovely memorial created in honor of Mike's oldest son Rex who left us in 2008. |
|Lake Quinault Lodge, Amanda Park, WA|
|The view from our room.|
|Mr. C is WALKING - perpetual motion and TURBO charged!|
|Mr. T - always knows when he has returned to his birth state. He says he is 'home'.|
|Checked into our room and looking forward to the next few hours with our family.|
|Krieg and Karissa|
|Happy to be on the beach again|
|(Sigh) - my family on the beach together doing what we love.|
|The combination of low tide and the sunset created some great reflectivity in the wet sand.|
|Chris, Erin and Mr. C.|
|Mr. C enjoyed his second trip to the coast in his first year.|
|We were definitely enjoying ourselves. A side note: despite how bundled up we are, the temperatures were mild and for the first time I can recall in many visits, there was no wind.|
|Britnee and Matthew|
|Mr. T found a sand dollar with the help of Whytee (Chris).|
|We enjoyed a pleasant leisurely meal inside the Lodge together.|
|View of Lake Quinault from the lake.|
|Our family inside the lodge.|