Wednesday, May 25, 2011

May 25, 2011

Kyria and Dorothy came for dinner and the night as usual on our weekly sleepover.  Jeffery didn't make it because he is in Arizona/Utah with our friend Dick checking out Zion National Park and the Grand Canyon.  Kyria had been working all day in Greenville and was cold and wet (it rained/snowed today). 

We watched tornado videos on the Weather channel because they are having such severe storms in the midwest currently (hopefully Kyria and Jeffery will get work with FEMA on the cleanup).  We played Wii, and Grant fixed fondue for supper.  Just as Dorothy arrived around 3, we had heavy snow squalls, but it didn't stick.  At 9 pm, we looked outside only to discover snow sticking to everything.  May 25th for goodness sakes!  Here are some of the pictures to commemerate the day.

Kyria home from working.

Another view

Dorothy using the high-speed internet to catch up on stuff that dial-up just doesn't let her do!

9pm surprise!

Sunday, May 22, 2011

A picnic with Kyria

The covered bridge at Oregon House near Oroville, where we stopped to have a picnic lunch.  Grant and I stopped at the dam below Belden on the ride home.  It was a beautiful day!

Friday, May 13, 2011


Big foot and Little foot

A rare sunny day ~ perfect for a stroll around the block

The Sultan River near Karl's and Ruth's house


The sun came out and we all got outside to explore, do chores, and just enjoy the sunshine!

Isabelle loves the spray! 

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Monday, May 09, 2011

Day of Deployment

Karl with the ever-present coffee cup

Visiting on the pier for the last time

Canadian Coastal Patrol

A whole lotta loving going on

Saluting the colors

Tugboat escorts

Ruth, Isabelle, and I drove over to the headlands in Mukilteo for a last look at our sailors headed out!

Bon Voyage and Safe Journey Home, Loved Ones!