Saturday, December 3, 2016

Introducing....

If you've read this blog much, you know I don't say much personal about our family, and don't post pictures of us.  But I realized as I planned my posts on our visit that you'll end up with the impression that we went west to see moss, trails, birds and mountains, rather than people!  So I'm going to introduce you to our daughter and her family, just so you know why we were really there.

Here they are, at a Christmas Market held at Maan Farms, on the south side of Abbotsford - daughter, son-in-law, grandson, 6 and grand-daughter, 15 months

Here's J and D on the suspension bridge over the gorge at Cascade Falls, in the Coast Range foothills.

And here's that waterfall, deep in the rainforest on a dark rainy day!

It's a challenge to get clear pictures of a little girl who never stops moving, but she's out there enjoying herself!

We had lots of indoor time with them too.

J and D, his dad and I got out for 2 or 3 different walks, and generally I could hardly keep up, especially downhill where J broke into a run!

The last day J was back in school, so it was just the three of them.  We went hiking up the TeaPot Trail on Cultus Lake.

Through the rainforest, replete with giant stumps that evidence the forest of the distant past.

Needless to say, we had a wonderful time and love them all to bits!  Thanks for our wonderful time!  Now on to our adventures.

17 comments:

  1. Again, I nice personal touch to your post. You have a great looking family there.

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  2. A beautiful family! And those little ones are adorable.

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  3. Wonderful to meet the real family, no wonder you all had a great time together . Love those littlies.

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  4. Great looking family and we certain you are proud of them. Get as many memories with them when they are young, when they will truly appreciate you with them.
    Be Safe and Enjoy!

    It's about time.

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  5. Beautiful family! Thanks for sharing their photos.

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  6. Time with family and grandchildren is just the best! Glad you had a great trip! And the sports action setting might keep up with the granddaughter.

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  7. Hello, looks like wonderful family time. You have a lovely family, cute grandkiddies. Happy Sunday, enjoy your week ahead!

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  8. I can't help feeling you have passed on your love of waterfalls to your daughter and her family.

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  9. Great family! I am so glad to have "met" them here, and I look forward to all your adventures. :-)

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  10. Nice to include that personal touch and that you really do have family.

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  11. oh i must say - that i really enjoyed seeing the family, i really like the personal element it added. it's wonderful that they enjoy the outdoors like you do - it looks and sounds like you had a very nice visit!!!

    adorable little ones, i do know all about that perpetual movement!!

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  12. Such a beautiful family. The wind beneath your wings!

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  13. There nothing wrong with traveling to see "moss, trails, birds and mountains," but visiting people is good too. Thanks for sharing pictures of both types. - Margy

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  14. Quite a cheerful family! I believe this is the son-in-law I spoke with briefly in September at the ceremony, unless I'm mistaken.

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  15. Wonderful post, so lovely to see photo's of the family ... and what lovely smiles.

    All the best Jan

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  16. Great post. So nice to see pictures of your lovely family!! : )

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  17. a beautiful family and beautiful area they live in. Glad you had a wonderful time with your family.

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