We left home on June 18th and headed North to Glacier National Park where we spent three days in the rain. Our grandson Ashton joined us for the first half of the trip.
Watch out it's a BEER
Mr. Card Shark
We visited Nelson, BC to visit Rick's cousin, then headed South to Spokane and stayed with a friend on her 40 acre farm. She raises Doodles and Ashton fell in love with farm life and the puppy's.
The Kootenay Ferry to Nelson, BC
The puppies Ashton cared for
There are 17 dogs on the farm
Ashton fell in love with Ben, but couldn't convince his parents to adopt him.
Ashton learned to drive the farm Equipment
After the farm we headed to Courtenay, BC on Vancouver Island to visit Virg's son.
Sunday; Ishan & Jason
Jason and his wife Sunday own a sock store
I bought these plus lots more
Went to Gull Spit for dinner and a bonfire
Witnessed a spectacular sunset @ 10:30 PM
Ishan took us to the Canadian Air Force Museum
Sunday singing at the big Market Day in downtown Courtenay
We then picked up our granddaughter Izzy at the Seattle Airport and went to visit my sister on Whidby Island
Then is was off to the Oregon Coast
We visited the Tillamook Cheese Factory
Izzy and Grandma played a lot of card games
Our old stomping grounds at Carl Washburne OR State Park
Grandma took Izzy up the Rogue River on a Jet Boat
A big Wild fire had started just before we got there
We got evacuated much to Izzy's delight
Grandma took Izzy to our Nevada State Fair
When we took Izzy back home to Utah Grandma took all the grand kids to the Aquarium
We really enjoyed having the grand kids with us on this trip and look forward to doing it again in the future