Unofficial

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Hazel met her kindergarten teacher this afternoon! She didn’t want any pictures taken but I snuck this one from behind

By on August 29, 2016 · Comments ( 0 )

Full weekend

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Couple of puppies on a trampoline

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Girl and her lamb

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Sutton and Heidi are visiting the PNW!!!

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Clickberry clackberry picturesque blackberries

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Early morning drawing

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Later morning block-building

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Fountain success

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How crazy is that sky?


On Sunday we experienced the new zip line on Vashon

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And kept Uncle Ben rather busy

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Zipping is a full family affair

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Zip!

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Eyes

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He caught me

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Sudsy

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Sprinkle donut

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Landry enjoyed a solo trip to a donut shop while Hazey was away for a sleepover

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When we picked her up there was a very friendly cat visiting. Hazel named him Olivia

By on August 24, 2016 · Comments ( 1 )

Three parks

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Wetlands

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Orchard

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Creek

By on August 23, 2016 · Comments ( 1 )

Mix & match

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Mix and match kitties

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Climbing

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I never have been able to resist a tunnel/window/hole picture

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Telling jokes

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Waiting for the punchline

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Maniacal laughter here I come

By on August 21, 2016 · Comments ( 1 )

Zoo plus

We did special activities at the zoo yesterday

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A camel ride for Hazel

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A budgie seed stick for Landry

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But the polar bear gave us the best show by a mile!

By on August 20, 2016 · Comments ( 1 )

Whistler, B.C.

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We were in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada for our vacation — site of the 2010 winter Olympic games

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We rode gondolas to six and seven thousand feet, then started our kid-friendly hikes from there

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The summit of Whistler Mountain is a little bit busy…

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…But soon enough there was this

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And this

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The peak to peak gondola took us (stunningly!) from Whistler to Blackcomb Mountain

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Beautiful spot for a picnic

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Landry loves a map these days

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We stayed on the ground for our middle full day in Whistler

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We hiked to a tiny, charming lake called Swim Lake

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Some of the terrain was serious

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While other parts were conducive to ninja moves

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Back at our hotel (We swam for 4 afternoons in a row and I only have one picture to prove it!)

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Hidden and no longer being sought

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Masterful at line-ups

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Day three: wearing sharks and ready to roll

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There was a mountain bike festival on the mountain while we were there, which at times meant we could see flips and spins from the gondola!

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Tiniest champions

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There is no word except “wow”

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Need I mention that the weather was absolutely perfect for our trip?

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Some of the lakes and rivers in the area are a strange (but beautiful) aqua blue from glacier runoff

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On this day we hiked down to Harmony Lake

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We spotted our second marmot! See the furry creature on the middle-distance rock to the left?

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Landry was the youngest trail walker by far

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Possibly the muddiest, too

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Another scenic, alpine lunch on Blackcomb

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No kidding!

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Hazel behind the lens

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Then Landry, hah!

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Jump shot

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Five year old photographer (see her in the reflection?)

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Photo-bombing fun in the peak to peak gondola

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They couldn’t have been more tired!

By on August 19, 2016 · Comments ( 1 )

Vacation preview

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Alpine vistas

By on August 16, 2016 · Comments ( 3 )