We are having fun at the beach for my birthday trip! Our son Travis met us on the road down with his wife Kristi and 2 boys Hayden & Caleb - then helped us get the big trailer parked at the RV park.. right on the edge of the Pacific Ocean! The lighthouse below is Yaquina Head.
Then on Monday my younger sister Denise arrived and was booked into the same hotel as our son's family. This is a photo of the boys horsing around wearing grandpa's tshirts when they went for a walk on the beach and got their clothes wet. :-)Here is everyone on the beach looking for agates. Dayle fell down on the way down there and pulled the wound open on his hand.. it started bleeding again, but he's okay.
This is Caleb.. my little mer-man.
We went to lunch at Georgies Grill in Newport and afterwards drove down to Seal Rock to have ice cream.
I'm a nut for lighthouses..
There are bird nesting rocks all around this lighthouse.. these are cormorants.
A rare contemplative moment for Caleb, who is usually in perpetual motion. :-)Grandpa LOVES to feed the grandkids, he made maple sausage and our fresh eggs - and chocolate milk. :-)
Our moon is 3/4 full and I got this shot of it last evening.This is my DIL Kristi.. she is a beachcomber extraordinaire.
I enjoy seeing waves backlit by the sunshine.
Kristi made my birthday cake, a zucchini cake with cream cheese frosting.. yum! The boys sang happy birthday to me.This morning we awoke to a cloudless sunny day.. this is the view from the door of our trailer.
Look at the treasure trove of agates and shells that Kristi found.. we figure about a quart and a half of beautiful rocks!! And she gave them all to me!
A pint jar filled.. and a plastic pan half full! My sister gave me 12 of these Ball jars, they are a limited edition of new jars to commemorate the old aqua blue ones.
Kristi found 3 pieces of beach glass.. green, brown and this big clear one!
This was the biggest score of agates ever and they are on the beach right in front of our trailer!
We're thinking of getting a rock polisher for them.
Sunset last night was nice and colorful. The kids are heading home in an hour. We've sure enjoyed having them all here! Talk to you soon... ((hugs)), Teresa :-)