time to catch up

It’s time to catch up a bit, don’t you think?

spring 22

{first}earthquake

City map

YES.

There was an earthquake here last night…and we slept through it.

I guess a lot of people in our area felt it. So crazy.

{second}spring break

The day after we went skiing we drove 90 minutes from home in the opposite direction…

spring 1

We stopped at Camp 18 for breakfast.

spring 2

Then we hit Cannon Beach.

spring 3

It’s been YEARS since we had been to the coast. Ridiculous, right?

spring 4

It’s only 90 minutes away!

spring 5

Lorelai was really too young to remember the last time we were at the coast.

spring 6

She loved it!

spring 7

We spent less than an hour on the beach, but the trip was well worth it. I love that we were skiing on Mt. Hood one day and running from the waves the next. So blessed to call Oregon home.

{third}at home

spring 8

The tulips are in full bloom in our front yard. I am pretty sure that I want to add a bunch more colors for next year. I just love tulips.

spring 9

We are starting to spend a lot more time outside. It’s awesome.

spring 21

We started seeds for our vegetable garden. Giving it a try this year instead of buying already started plants. The kids love squirting the dirt with the water bottle each day. I am hoping we will see green sprouts sometime this week!

spring 23

Speaking of green, there’s a lot of it sprouting all around the neighborhood. The grass in the backyard needs a little help (always a battle with the shade, the acidic soil from all the pine needles, and the dogs and kids on the grass in the muddy winter). The white on the ground is wild cherry blossom petals that snow down from a huge wild cherry tree in our neighbors yard.

{fourth}out and about

spring 10

We took Ben for a walk at the dog park near our house yesterday.

spring 11

The trillium are blooming throughout the forest floor.

spring 12

spring 13

spring 14

spring 15

spring 16

The kids love exploring and I can’t wait to more of this with them over the summer!

spring 17

spring 18

spring 20

spring 19

{fifth}adventure

Yesterday evening was beautiful. We should have been upstairs doing a bath and a shower, but we played outside for a while longer.

spring 24

They are so silly together. They really bonded over Spring Break. It’s pretty amazing to watch them together. They have their moments of nastiness, but they really are great friends. I am so thankful that they have eachother.

It’s supposed to be mostly sunny and 73 degrees today, so I’m planning to take the little guy out of school early so the three of us can go on an adventure.

home is…spring in the beautiful pacific northwest.

 

 

 

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6 thoughts on “time to catch up

  1. Rick Taddeo says:

    Great shots! Tulips and trillium…enjoying your spring while ours is dragging its feet.

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  2. Kathy says:

    Thank you for sharing your spring and your family’s celebration of it… Camp 18 and Cannon Beach… unbeatable day!

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