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Saturday, August 16, 2008

Bear Lake, Part Two

Warning: This post has a LOT of pictures (mostly for the benefit of grandparents who actually want to see them all)! We had such a great time in Bear Lake... these first few pictures were taken with the horses. We thought it would be fun for Weston, who was somewhat hesitant at first - I don't think he knew what to think. After a few minutes his anxiety melted into curiosity, though I'm not sure he was ever actually comfortable touching them. Jason feeding Missy grain
My brother, Mike
My dad - he discovered a currant bush there by the fence - have you ever had a currant before? I hadn't... they're pretty good. Weston finally enjoying himself (though you'd never know it from the expression on his face!)
This is a family heirloom. Apparently my great-grandpa Jones made it for my grandma when she was just a little girl - 80 some years ago! Dad brought it for Weston, who LOVES it!

Weston and Grandpa One of our favorite things about visiting Mike and Carrie: Shooting. Weston made himself comfortable hanging out in the back of the pickup.
For some reason this silly picture of my dad makes me thing of the movie Sandhill. I really don't even know why.
On Saturday we went to Bloomington Lake. Now, you may be thinking, "why on earth drive 45 minutes to a lake when you LIVE on one?" Well, Bear Lake is indeed gorgeous. But, we happened to be there during Raspberry Days when there were tons of people visiting. We went to Bloomington Lake to sort of get away. Ironically, a lot of other locals had the same idea so when we got there it was actually kind of crowded!
It was a little bit of a hike from where we parked to the lake. On our way back, Carrie and I took turns carrying Weston on our shoulders - and he held tightly onto that flower the entire way. We arrived back at the truck before the guys since they were carrying the canoe, so I decided to take some pictures of Weston with Chaco in the back of the truck. It was a beautiful day with breathtaking surroundings - what could be a better combination?
Just look at that grin :) Sunday was the most relaxing day I have had in months! After church, we spent a long time just visiting in the back yard. Weston had a great time playing with Grandpa in the grass...
It was hard to say goodbye, but we were grateful for the visit...


The Kammeyers said...

Hi Michelle! I saw on facebook that you have a blog & was excited to check it out. :) It's such an awesome way to keep in touch! Very cute pictures.

Courtnie said...

Hey Michelle-y!
Your Weston is just so cute! looks like you had an awesome vacation.

i said...

You guys got some wonderful pictures! What a beautiful place. I'm glad you got to see your dad too!

Angie Larkin said...

Hi Michelle! Ditto on the blogging thing! So happy you found me. I'd love to hear about your probiotic suggestion. My situation is rediculous!

monica said...

Hello Beautiful Lady! I have missed you. What a fun life you are having. Very belated congratulations on your wedding and sweet boy, Weston.
I have always thought of you whenever I saw anything gluten free or a Sunrider product.
So absolutely wonderful to reconnect with you again!
All my love & devotion.

Amy said...
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Amy said...

Sorry for the deleted comment, I hit the wrong button!

I love your pictures. Bear Lake looks like such a fun place. I remember driving through when I was on a Priest and Laurel activity way back when.

Your son's smile is so cute!