Saturday, December 04, 2010

Thanksgiving, Part 3

And the last of these.

The day after Thanksgiving, we headed back to the campground to camp out for two nights. On the way back, we passed a property with bear heads at the ends of the property. It reminded me of going to see a relative at the 'farm.' When a neighbor there killed a coyote, they hung it up on the fence for all to see. Luckily, we didn't encounter any 'live' bears!!
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I loved seeing our GPS on the mountain roads especially when it showed all the curves!
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Icicles were everywhere!
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We finally got to our campgrounds. It had an overlook on one end. My kindergartener was impressed with the scenery, as was I.
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Picture of our tent.
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We went on a two mile hike on the Rim Trail (an easy mostly level round the rim of the mountain top.) It was my first 'walk' since I injured my knee(s) two to three months ago. It went fine and without a hitch. Here's a pic of all of us along the way.
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I tried not to drink much in the evening so I wouldn't have to 'get up' at night, lol! But, at midnight, I needed to get up anyway. I took a pic of the family sleeping as long as I was up.
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We had a great time during this Thanksgiving trip.
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...and the kids had a great time too.
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3 comments:

Lisa said...

The image of the bear...holy crap!
Scary.

I LOVE the image of you and the children it is absolutely stunning.

The ice on the rocks is awesome!

I love this whole post, so fun and so interesting!!
I want to spend thanksgiving with your family, way more fun and exciting than ours.
Besides I think we would be great friends if we ever met in real life.

Hugs.

Julie said...

oooh! camping!!! I'm catching up here. :)

Rachel said...

The bear head thing would have scared the bejeebies out of me!

I love the darling photo of the boys all piled up sleeping in a tangle! :)

Sounds like a great Thanksgiving trip!