Archive for January 19th, 2009

weekend, part 2

The house is quiet again.
It was a busy couple of days, and we all had a lot of fun. My sister, Debbie, has a wonderful girl living with her for the school year- she is a senior at Snohomish high school – ( though she graduated last year in her home country of France). She is quite talkative- speaking fluent English and very sweet. This was the perfect opportunity for Camille to see the Pacific ocean – we had incredible weather all weekend. We went for a walk on the beach just after they arrived on Saturday, and Camille put her hands in the ocean, and found several sand dollars ( she had never seen them before! ). Yesterday we went to the Astoria Column, then on to Cape Disapointment where we walked out to both lighthouses there. Here’s a couple of shots:

It was really nice to hang out together, eat, and talk a lot.
After they left today, Richard and I worked outside chopping wood, then we soaked up the sun sitting on the deck eating lunch. This great weather should stick around for a few more days.

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