Monday, September 14, 2009

...and we're back!

We had a wonderful vacation.

We did some of this:

I think he looks good in a kayak.


We biked for miles, and now I spend way too much time surfing craigslist for bikes. I want a townie.

We went to a place called Glass Mountain, which is a giant pile of obsidian glass, formed by lava a very long time ago. At one point my step-brother commented "don't you feel like we should be taking turns holding the ring of power?" It did feel like something out of a fantasy novel, Mordor or something of the like.


And we did other relaxing vacation-y things, like roasting marshmallows and reading for fun and sleeping outside as deer trolled through. It was a perfect break from everything, which is exactly what I needed.




And now I'm back. We are seven months, five days today, according to my ticker. In a couple weeks we'll both be too busy to completely mind the wait, though. Andrew is back in school on the 29th and I'm starting my master's program on the 23rd. I know, it's a lot. Don't worry, though little one. We're ready to stop everything when you get here. There's still plenty of room for you. ♥

8 comments:

  1. Yay! Picture posts!

    Looks like fun... I'm overdue for camping. And tea! Let me know when you'd be down. :-)

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  2. Looks like a great trip. Very relaxing and totally away from it all.

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  3. Sounds like a great vacation. Love the mega-mallows! Where is Glass Mountain? North Cascades?

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  4. It was such a good trip. Okay, time for a baby! :P

    Evergreen - Glass Mtn is actually in Northern California - near Mt. Lassen national park. It's an amazingly beautiful area.

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  5. Okay, okay, you're KINDS selling me on some of this whole "camping" business.....so MAYBE I'll let LB convince me to do the whole sleeping outside deal..... :)

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  6. haha - you should try camping!!

    Although - true confessions - see that green shed behind me in the bicycle picture? It has a giant water tank in it and a real bathroom. But other than that we were roughing it!

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  7. NICE! All I ask for is a bathroom :) Which Long Board has conceded to providing. He's even said the first time we camp we can car camp and sleep in the car - which I said doesn't even sound like camping, but I might not protest too much, haha!

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