Our trip began the day after Carl's semester ended. Not the best idea I've ever had, but in my defense, we were originally going to California only. Then my mother-in-law had to have the brilliant idea of sharing some of her airline miles with us so that we could also fly to Oregon. Gosh, parents and their love for their
While in California, we enjoyed my mom feeding us her amazing home cooked foods with a special sprinkle of Alice Magic. We also got to see my sister and her husband quite a few times! I especially enjoyed being treated to a day in SF, eating at all sorts of local foodie joints and watching the kiddos play at the little park. I love the city. Ideally my family and I will live downtown somewhere for a year someday. That's how much I love it. After a year, I'll get tired of the crowded dirty place and say adios! Hahaha...
Carl even lucked out one day and spent the whole day at Lake Tahoe, snowboarding his heart out with our brother-in-law (sister's husband. Andrew. Drew.)- he was pretty proud that he still "had it" after 5+ years without snowboarding.
Onto the favorite part of posts- pictures:
|having fun with Uncle Johnson|
of course they had to take turns
|that mouth! reminds me of my dad :)|
|a closer look. I miss his longer hair!|
|feasting on our early christmas dinner|
|bff, steph <3 td="">3>|
|cousin Sonia + her main squeeze|
|the party crew!|
Lovely visit as always, looking forward to visiting again in March!
|holding her new puppy from YeeYee and Uncle Drew :)|