Spring/Summer 2010

Grandparents Visit, Camping Trip.

At Golden Gardens parkIt's a zoo!


Kenny loves finding sea creatures. This is at Seahurst park in BurienMoon snail egg case


This funny blob of gel was all over the place. It was the egg case of the spotted AglajaAt Peter's preschool, the fire truck came by for a tour


Doing a boy scout rocket eventPeter is happy with his new trike


School field trip to Alki Beach at a very low tide day


Scott and Anna's wedding at Jean's house


The lovely brideA rainy Memorial day bbq "outside"


A Father's Day/Field Day celebration at schoolBaby clam of some sort at Seahurst park


Kenny and MomKenny has quite the collection of Star Wars figureines


At the Pacific Science Center butterfly housePictures with Eric's new Iphone


Kenny goes kayakingAt the Greenwood car show




Grandma and Grandpa are visiting! Eric made black forest cherry cake for Peter and Grandma's birthdayAt Forest Park in Everett




At Gasworks park, and also doing the "Ride the Ducks" tour


There was a boys and girls club group at the park which had brought big ice blocks to slide down on. It looked like lots of fun!


On the tour boat




Taking the plunge into the waterThe tour driver had plenty of props with...


Kenny and Peter at the Cedar River Watershed


We took a short train tour at Snoqualmie Falls






Kenny and Grandma decorating his bike for the July 4th parade


He won a prize! $20 in Baskin Robbins gift certificates.Waiting for the fireworks from our deck


The next day, we celebrate with the gift certificatesFinding a geocache at Juanita Bay park - Ann actually found it.


I did it!


Kenny on his first kayak tripAt the Milk Carton Derby, Green Lake.


Visiting the Lucas family on Whidbey IslandPeter loved the hermit crabs




A guy taking a walk with his dog showed us this dead skateBaby starfish


Lots of fun was had with water guns


The dogs fought to swim back in with the stickWe took a bike ride along Alki Beach


A week long camping trip at Fort Worden State Park, and Salt Creek County Park. Eric and Kenny saw a submarineThe blimp hanger. Later we found out that our friends Wendy and Mark had their wedding reception there.


It's pretty large!The old jail in the visitor center, where the soldiers would sleep it off.


Climbing all around the fortSome of the driftwood forts that we found on the beach


Sand castle time


Our new pop-up trailer


Kenny and I found this impressive rock pile at the beachThere was sand strategically positioned between the rocks to provide stability


Battery Kinzie at twilightEating breakfast (honey nut cheerios every day!) in the trailer


Exploring the large battery section at Fort Worden. It was a little stressful keeping Peter away from the edge!Snack time!


The ruins of an old searchlight, that rolled out on a track


I found lots of thimbleberries on the way


Getting ready to roast some marshmallows


The morning of our last day, we managed to see the one battery we were missing - Battery Stoddard


At Salt Creek County Park - site of former Fort HaydenSome of the rocks at this park had these weird markings on them. Fosilized worm casings?




Kenny was happy to play with his army men in the trailer


The low tides were early in the morning. Kenny and I would get up and check for sea creatures each morningThis island was only accessible at low tide


Lots of mussels!