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vacation pics and details (XP)

We are finally in our own home again. Our vacation was awesome, but we were ready to see Daddy and he was ready to see us. We both teared up seeing each other. We have never been apart that long.

It was so nice to see my cousin and aunt that I haven't seen in almost 7 years. It was so amazing. I loved getting out of our small town and seeing what all of talk about, meaning stores I had never heard of until you and lots of other things! Lol The first day, we just sat around and relaxed. The next day, we went and picked up my cousin from camp. The next few days were busy. Wednesday morning, my cousin, sister, nephew, Ruthie, and I headed for Seaside, Oregon. We went straight for the beach. Ruthie loved it! It was a little bit cold, but she really enjoyed it. After the beach, we shopped and then we HAD to go to Cannon Beach, where the Goonies climb out of the cave. That was really neat. The next day, we headed to see the Goonie house and a little display in a museum. We are big Goonie fans! Lol After that, we went to Long Beach, WA. We had so much fun. It was a lot colder this day, but we still had to dip our toes in. After we got back to my aunt's house, we went to Mount Rainer. That is absolutely BEAUTIFUL! Friday, we just sat around the house, did laundry, and visited. We had to get up at 1:30 to get to the Portland airport by 4:30 Saturday morning. We got home at 5 pm. It was so nice to visit and catch up. I can't wait to take Randall out there. He doesn't want to fly, so I think we will road trip out there. My aunt used to work at a ski lodge and she can get us free stuff.

WHEW....if you made it that far thanks and here is the bonus! PICS, PICS, and more PICS! Wink

Airplane ride-

Being silly-

Can't remember the name of this lake, but it was breath taking-

Ruthie @ the same lake-

First time at the coast. This is at Seaside, Oregon-

These next ones are @ Cannon Beach-

The end of the continent-

Long Beach, WA. It was COLD!-

Mount Rainer-


mommys's picture
Joined: 05/08/06
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Awww! I'm so happy you had a nice time while you were in MY State! Lol Seriously, it sounds like you had a wonderful time and the pictures are great. Thanks for sharing, we missed you too!

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Wow, what gorgeous pictures! I'm glad you had a good time and now you're home safe where you can go and scrap those new photos for us. Wink

Joined: 10/23/01
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Sounds like a GREAT trip! I'm a huge Goonies fan too - that would be awesome to see those places.

The pics at the beach are breath-taking!

Mom to Morgan, Drew & Owen

sadieruth's picture
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"mommys" wrote:

Awww! I'm so happy you had a nice time while you were in MY State! Lol

How far are you from there? Just curious! Biggrin

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Joined: 10/20/01
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welcome back! I was wondering when you were coming home (since I didn't retain that information from your see you later thread). I'm glad you had such a great time! love the pictures. and I'm a Goonies fan too. Wink

can't wait to see the layouts you create from your trip. Biggrin

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How beautiful! Glad you're back and you had a good time.

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Those pics are AMAZING! The one of the two of you walking in the sand is breathtaking! What special memories!

I want to see the Goonie house! Goonies forever! "CAPTAIN Chunk"

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great pictures!!! i see some very nice layouts in the future with these pictures!!! love the 4th picture!! Smile

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Those are great pictures Sadie!!
Looks like you had a great time! Glad to hear it Smile