Holidays_and_2018_Vacation

Halloween Highjinks 2017-102  Halloween 2017 - All the movies; Princess Bride; Forrest Gump; Winnie the Pooh and Harry Potter Halloween Highjinks 2017-112  Wizard Wars! Halloween Highjinks 2017-114  Eeyore, Harry and Pooh (AKA Spencer, Sean and Mona) Halloween Highjinks 2017-121  The Pumpkin Carving Contest - In order, Spencer, Ron, Rachel, Scot, Sean, Kim (and Mona made a Honey Pot for Pooh)
Christmas Celebration 2017-1001  Christmas and Hannukah 2017 Christmas Celebration 2017-1016  Rachel and Scot discussing the loot Christmas Celebration 2017-1037  Candycane Lane, Woodland Hills CA - so beautiful! Christmas Celebration 2017-1050  Other folks checking out Candy Cane Lane
Christmas Celebration 2017-1077  The 2017 Annual Gingerbread House Competition - Kim and Ron made and ice castle; Spencer and Mona made a mansion; Sean, Scot and Rachel made the borg. Scot Masters Graduation 2018-109  Scot's Master's Graduation April, 2018 Scot Masters Graduation 2018-118  Master's Degree in hand! Scot Masters Graduation 2018-134  Glad to have that done!
Scot Masters Graduation 2018-135  Sean, Rachel, the Graduate, and one proud Mom Scot Masters Graduation 2018-145  The Happy Graduate and Happy Rachel! Summer Vacation 2018-101  Interesting planes on Alaska Airlines! Summer Vacation 2018-102  View of the Willamette River from our Hotel Room in Portland, OR.
Summer Vacation 2018-103  See how hospitable they are in Portland!! Summer Vacation 2018-104  We had lunch with Ron's sister Terry and her husband Dave Summer Vacation 2018-105  The International Rose Test Garden where they develop new breeds. Really Beautiful! Summer Vacation 2018-106  Roses, up close and personal
Summer Vacation 2018-107  An artsy picture in the Rose Garden Summer Vacation 2018-108  Terry and Dave, and Roses! Summer Vacation 2018-109  Powell's Books - The biggest book store in the USA, where I found a book I have been looking for 25+ years! Summer Vacation 2018-110  Inside Powell's
Summer Vacation 2018-111  Lunch with Terry and Dave before heading out of Portland Summer Vacation 2018-112  A very large ship on the Willamette River Summer Vacation 2018-113  The MAIN Building in the City of Rainer- it Is the Library on the Left, City Hall in the Center and the Police Department on the Right Summer Vacation 2018-114  A hotel on the way to Astoria; despite its actual name, we dubbed it Bates Motel.
Summer Vacation 2018-115  Cheese is one of Oregon's largest exports - this is how! Summer Vacation 2018-116  The Megler Side of the Astoria-Megler Bridge - the longest continuous-truss bridge in the world. Summer Vacation 2018-117  Driving on the bridge Summer Vacation 2018-118  The Third Bujarski home in Astoria, OR - circa 1976
Summer Vacation 2018-119  The famous Little League field in Astoria OR; home of the Bujarski Brother's Team Summer Vacation 2018-120  A real phone booth in Astoria.  Holy Cow! Summer Vacation 2018-121  Wildlife! Summer Vacation 2018-122  Astoria Middle School, Ron's home away from home
Summer Vacation 2018-123  Or, it's more correct name in 1973-1976, Astoria Junior High Summer Vacation 2018-124  The base of the Astoria Spire - see the stairs inside? Summer Vacation 2018-125  The top of the Astoria Spire Summer Vacation 2018-126  The view of the Astoria-Megler Bridge and the Columbia River from the top of the spire
Summer Vacation 2018-127  More view from the top Summer Vacation 2018-128  The whole TEN stories we climbed, hence the pics from the top! Summer Vacation 2018-129  John Jacob Astor Elementary School; home of Kindergarten Cop in 1990 and Bujarski boys in the 1970s Summer Vacation 2018-130  The First Bujarski Home in Astoria, courtesy of the US Coast Guard
Summer Vacation 2018-131  Ron promised that black berries are weeds on the side of the road - and they are but they were not ripe! Summer Vacation 2018-132  Ron's walk home from Astoria Junior High - through the woods Summer Vacation 2018-133  The Second Bujarski home in Astoria - at Tongue Point Job Core Center Summer Vacation 2018-134  The now closed Bumble Bee Cannery in Astoria
Summer Vacation 2018-135  Of course, the Bumble Bee Cannery is now a museum! Summer Vacation 2018-136  Yum!! Summer Vacation 2018-137  The view from our hotel in Astoria - the Astoria side of the Astoria-Megler Bridge Summer Vacation 2018-138  More of the Bridge
Summer Vacation 2018-139  This used to be a boat storage room - now it is a high end restaurant Summer Vacation 2018-140  Fireplace Number 1 in Astoria Summer Vacation 2018-141  The Astoria Maritime Museum Summer Vacation 2018-142  Astoria Harbor
Summer Vacation 2018-143  US Coast Guard, Astoria Oregon Summer Vacation 2018-144  Sacagawea and child Summer Vacation 2018-145  Lewis and Clark's Fort (reconstructed in the 50s since the original rotted) Summer Vacation 2018-146  The Fort
Summer Vacation 2018-147  A bedroom in the Fort (which housed 33 explorers) Summer Vacation 2018-148  Seaside Oregon Summer Vacation 2018-149  A Sea Lion in the Seaside Aquarium Summer Vacation 2018-150  The Seaside Aquarium was just actually a room with about 50 fish tanks - this is one of them
Summer Vacation 2018-151  One of the nicer homes in Seaside - and it is purple! Summer Vacation 2018-152  A great little gift shop along the Oregon coast Summer Vacation 2018-153  Part of our beautiful drive Summer Vacation 2018-154  Proof that I actually hiked! This was supposedly the "easy one - Crescent Beach Hike - about 4.5 miles from the Mountain to the Sea in Ecola State Park
Summer Vacation 2018-155  Ahhhh made it to the beach! Summer Vacation 2018-156  More Proof!! Summer Vacation 2018-157  Crescent Beach is 1.25 miles if you are a bird in the sky - for people with legs it is closer to 2 miles each way Summer Vacation 2018-158  The GPS was a bit confused with where the car and the road were!
Summer Vacation 2018-159  The view on the way back up the mountain Summer Vacation 2018-160  Parasitic Trees! Summer Vacation 2018-161  Second Hike of the day - to Short Sand Beach in Oswald State Park - we learned our lesson and this was rated "Beginner" Summer Vacation 2018-162  Checking out our options
Summer Vacation 2018-163  The Suspension Bridge in Oswald State Park - very wobbly Summer Vacation 2018-164  Scenic Drives were plentiful! Summer Vacation 2018-165  The entire Town! Summer Vacation 2018-166  This was supposed to be great crab, but we decided to pass
Summer Vacation 2018-167  History of the Oregon Coast Summer Vacation 2018-168  This is where Tillamook cheese comes from - Tillamook OR Summer Vacation 2018-169  Huge vats of cheese being made - YUM Summer Vacation 2018-170  Sunset in Cape Kiwanda!
Summer Vacation 2018-171  A sand dune in the middle of the Oregon coast - go figure! Summer Vacation 2018-172  Beautiful! Summer Vacation 2018-173  Cars allowed in the Beach!  Toto, I have a feeling we are not in California anymore! Summer Vacation 2018-174  Haystack Rock in Cape Kiwanda
Summer Vacation 2018-175  Fireplace Number 2 in our room in Cape Kiwanda Summer Vacation 2018-176  The view from our Hotel in Cape Kiwanda Summer Vacation 2018-177  Absolutely stunning roses in Cape Kiwanda Summer Vacation 2018-178  Ron's breakfast in Cape Kiwanda - Yum!
Summer Vacation 2018-179  Ron taking a very daring picture on the hike to the Cape Summer Vacation 2018-180  Avery unhelpful bridge on the hike! Summer Vacation 2018-181  Another (less) helpful bridge! Summer Vacation 2018-182  Can you believe how beautiful??
Summer Vacation 2018-183  Hiking towards the Cape Summer Vacation 2018-184  Proof that I too went on the hike - 6 miles labeled "moderate" We were more daring.... Summer Vacation 2018-185  The end of the Cape.  Look how hard they make it to fall - NOT! Summer Vacation 2018-186  Ron liked this baby carrier and the uncle gladly let us take his picture
Summer Vacation 2018-187  A whale spout! Summer Vacation 2018-188  Proof that stores in Oregon are a bit different! Summer Vacation 2018-189  Not your average convenience store. Summer Vacation 2018-190  Hmmmm
Summer Vacation 2018-191  My attempt at artsy photography - and they are purple! Summer Vacation 2018-192  The top of Mount Hebo - home to lots of antennas Summer Vacation 2018-193  Our first selfie ever!! Summer Vacation 2018-194  We were obviously not the first explorers here!
Summer Vacation 2018-195  The view from Mt. Hebo was breathtaking Summer Vacation 2018-196  The ride back down Mt. Hebo Summer Vacation 2018-197  The town of Mt. Hebo - the only hotel in town! Summer Vacation 2018-198  More cows for cheese - they are pretty friendly
Summer Vacation 2018-199  Our hotel at Lake Glenedon.  It was like being in summer camp as all the rooms were cabins in the woods. Summer Vacation 2018-200  The view from our balcony - check out the other cabins! Summer Vacation 2018-201  Cape Foulweather to see more whales Summer Vacation 2018-202  An amazing seafood restaurant with a clever name
Summer Vacation 2018-203  Devil's Punchbowl in Depoe Bay Summer Vacation 2018-204  Cape Foulweather - so named for its 100 mile an hour winds Summer Vacation 2018-205  Sunset in Depoe Bay Summer Vacation 2018-206  Looking for whales....
Summer Vacation 2018-207  Another gorgeous sunset Summer Vacation 2018-208  A very interesting tree Summer Vacation 2018-209  The top of Cape Foulweather - those condos have quite a view! Summer Vacation 2018-210  Fireplace Number 3 in Lake Glenedon
Summer Vacation 2018-211  Seems that most of the coast is labeled a Tsunami Zone (!!!) Summer Vacation 2018-212  Whew!!  Now leaving the zone - about 100 yards away (!!!!) Summer Vacation 2018-213  Delish coffee! Summer Vacation 2018-214  Some very clever signs
Summer Vacation 2018-215  Look! A whale! Summer Vacation 2018-216  No explanation needed Summer Vacation 2018-217  You have now seen the entire harbor! Summer Vacation 2018-218  Fishing boat on the way to work
Summer Vacation 2018-219  A Whale!! Summer Vacation 2018-220  Well hi there to you too! Summer Vacation 2018-221  Lots of folks looking for whales Summer Vacation 2018-222  A beautiful view of the Cape
Summer Vacation 2018-223  While driving back to Portland we stumbled across an Aviation Museum - Ron's favorite place to go! Summer Vacation 2018-224  The Spruce Goose - apparently we had to go to OR to see it even though it was in Long Beach for decades Summer Vacation 2018-225  A Russian Aircraft A Mig 29 - hmmmm? Summer Vacation 2018-226  Part of the Aviation Museum
Summer Vacation 2018-227  Another Russian Aircraft - A Mig 23 Summer Vacation 2018-228  Ahhh, an American plane - An F-15A Summer Vacation 2018-229  An X-15 Rocket - the fastest plane ever Summer Vacation 2018-230  An SR 71 with a D21 drone.  There is a great story with the SR 71 but you will have to ask!
Summer Vacation 2018-231  German Rockets from WWII - V1 (b/w) and V2 (yellow - the first ICBM) Summer Vacation 2018-232  The Lunar Model - my dad designed part of the landing gear! Summer Vacation 2018-233  This is coffee in Oregon - very few Starbucks around!