Archive for June, 2012

Oak Island Trail take two

Oak Island trail on Sauvie Island:

According to my blog, I took the kids on this trail back in 2008 and it was not a hit. We decided to try it again so Lotus could enjoy the freedom to hike without the dangers of a narrow trail and a sudden drop off the side of a cliff (like most of the Gorge hikes have).

It was flat, hot and long, just like we experienced before. Just like his seven year old self, Isaac once again asked if we could never do this hike again. Ha!

We took these pics with the point and shoot camera we haven’t used in a while. Mostly the kids use this camera so we found some old gems on it, like this view from the back seat during our cross-country road trip last fall. Happy Lotus in her carseat, Jason driving and me trying to get cozy with the neck pillow.

Wahclella Falls for the umpteenth time

Our favorite hiking spot in the Gorge has been hiked so many times I haven’t bothered to take the camera the last few times. This time some friends came and took pics. Yay! See, we do get out of the house.

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The Lake family, minus Dan…
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It looks like Xander did get a few shots on his camera when we went last month. I see the date says 2011 but it really was last month. Xander cam:

Obviously he had me take this one of him…

Mom and Lotus, holding up the rear…

The roar of water everywhere…

Me and my mini

Xander and I, testing out his new web cam. He’s been growing his hair out…and so have I. 🙂