Sunday, September 12, 2010

What We Did This Summer


School has started and we are in full home school swing here at the Davis household. And, yes, it is beginning to feel like fall here, but........I'm still catching up with summer posts, so please bear with me!

And in honor of the start of the school year, here is my "Back to School" photo essay:

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This summer we took a trip to see family and attend our niece's wedding. We were close to the Pacific Ocean, so we stopped to put our toes in the sand and water. On the way back, we met a blogging friend and artist: Christine LeFever and her husband, Greg. They live in a lovely home in a beautiful part of town. So that was a treat!
Before we left Oregon, we stopped for a picnic at Multnomah Falls.

Here are a few photos of our trip (at least those I have permission from family members to post!)


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(The happy couple.....waiting to make their escape!)
(Oops, forgot to ask permission....but they are such a handsome couple I had to share.)



(Pretty bridesmaids all in a row.....most in the group are our nieces)



(Hanging out on the dock: the boys, and grandparents) It was one of those: "Hey, turn around I'm taking a picture." photos. (Sometimes it's a good thing to be in charge of the camera! :)
(Didn't get permission from the grandparents to post their pic, so they may disown me!)



(the pathway to the Pacific....it was a gorgeous day!)



(All of "my boys" on the shore....it was a great day for kite flying!)


(Christine's Studio.....a peek from the doorway. My photos don't do it justice. But you can see more photos of Christine's beautiful work and home on her blog:
Christine's Blog)


(Christine's home.....she graciously showed us her beautiful dolls)


(a glimpse of the beautiful Multnomah Falls)


It was a fun trip and it was good to see the family as well.

Next post I'll share photos of my bedroom redo....that was another week (or two) in our summer happenings.

6 comments:

Lana said...

I'm glad your family got to take a break this summer. I love the ocean and family pics. Christine's home is lovely ~ what a treat to meet her and her husband! :)

Jacquelynne said...

The ocean and beautiful green falls look so refreshing- I'd love to dip my toes in right about now...

Julie said...

Hi Suzanne,
Thank you for sharing your vacation with us. It look like so much fun!!!!
I agree, what a blessing indeed to able to meet Christine and her husband.
Have fun to day,
Julie

Cathy ~ Tadpoles and Teacups said...

Ah, why does summer always seem to fly by?!
Good luck wit school.

Alyssum... said...

Wow, you guys sure were busy this summer!!! It was SO WONDERFUL to see you!!!

Cassie Shella said...

Your pictures are great! I don't think anyone will mind that you posted them on your blog. Can't wait to see your room re-do. Have a Blessed weekend.