Wednesday, August 30, 2006

Snapshots

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This is taken from a comfy outdoor couch--just one view from the perfect garden with too many views to post on a blog about going home.

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My mom hates this picture of herself, but then, she hates all pictures of herself, so I'm posting it anyway.


We went on a hike in the hills behind my parents' home. Here are some snapshots:

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On Sunday aftenoon, we headed south to Carmel. My parents' home here is another paradise--one you get used to being in immediately, and never want to leave.
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This is a view from the back yard. You can see that the view is beautiful from any angle.
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Then you walk out the front door, head across the street and this is what you see:
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and it leads you here:
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Here are some of my favorite snapshots of our different adventures on the beach:

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Sweet Dad-o

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my boy with his sea glass find

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We celebrated my Love's Birthday. Happy Birthday, Babe. The big 3-4.

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We have a family membership at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, so we got to go several times for shorter ammounts of time. This seems to work very well instead of cramming it all in.
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We had a wonderful time.

I am still coming out of my NyQuil induced craziness (I've been a little under the weather) and have just copied and pasted too many times and now I can't think straight. You'll have to forgive me for ending so bluntly. Sending love out to all my bloggie friends and family.


7 comments:

Clairissa said...

Ooooh....thanks for the virtual tour of your trip. I can't wait til I get to see the Carmel paradise in October! I'm bringing my camera so I can take lots of pics of Ellie and Tate. If you wanted to come, I'd love to take some of your cute family, too :)

Tori said...

Your mom is just brilliant with plants and flowers...what a gift. And where did Anna get those long legs? They seem to go on and on...lucky girl. Thanks for the beautiful pics!
love you!

Carrie Ann said...

What a lucky lady you are! How great to get to spend that kind of time with fun grandparents (and parents). Could the California light be any more heavenly? and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Jakie-poo.

Jessa said...

It looks like the goal was reached ~ peace and relaxation.

..... what a wonderful feeling!

You all look so happy and content.

xoxo

MiandMiksmom said...

Fabulous pictures...truly paradise! I'm glad y'all had fun!

CHEL said...

AMAZING!

Left-handed Trees... said...

I LOVED this photo series--how incredibly beautiful the trip was!