May 2006

Parks, birthday party, daytrip to Fort Warden, biking

Calling all froggiesPlaying with a parachute

Two methods of clam digging - shovel and clam gunUsing the clam gun

Kenny's first bike ride

He loved the helmet, and didn't want to take it off.Helicopters in our neighborhood

Kenny picked a huge dandelion at Lewis Creek ParkBoardwalk at Lewis Creek Park

Birthday party for IgnacioRochelle and Jeff were at the party, too

Kenny loved playing in the ball pitPhoto op - it was a very large party!

Kenny asleep in our bed. Cute picture, but this was the beginning of short virus, with a high fever

Digging for clams with Melanie and her mom at Ocean Shores

Our haulThe end result - clam fritters

This picture of the Seattle skyline is unusual in that you can see the foothills before the Olympics, and just beyond Seattle. I've never seen them so clearly before

Biking with Kenny - Lake Sammamish State Park areaKenny's favorite park was snacking at the boat launch

A long straight stretch of the new rail trail

Kenny in his carrierA day trip to Fort Warden and Port Townsend - great view of the shipping cranes from the ferry

We had the perfect picnic spot

Kenny bangs rocks together

The kelp beds at Fort Warden. I spoke with an older Japanese couple who were gathering them - they said they made a good soup for women who had just given birth

Looking out one of the old buildingsFort Warden is a beautiful place to walk around, on a sunny day

We also found a geocacheTalking to Eric's parents for Mother's Day

Kenny found some boats that he liked in the geocacheEric surprised me with a picture here...

View of the lighthouse from an overlook

One of Kenny's favorite toys - a stick

There was a craft fair at Port TownsendWe have a DVD player in the car - on the way back, we turned it on. Kenny was mesmerized

Starting potty training - Kenny in underwear!

Puget Sound Energy was removing electrical transformers from our neighborhood, and was using helicopters for the job