I am someone who enjoys taking photos, my subjects are random, from bugs to babies. Photography is therapy for me, I have no real knowledge of the art, I am learning a bit here and there. I use an inexpensive camera.I simply love taking shots of interesting or beautiful things I see. I love the adventure of attempting to get the perfect shot. Please enjoy these photos and share them with your friends. For me the ultimate success is knowing someone may be amazed or made to smile.

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Saturday, July 21, 2012

A Trip to Seaside Oregon









We traveled north along the Oregon coast with 3 of our grandkids...Kearstyn, Tristyn and Lewis; it was a grand time, we all got to see things we'd never seen, experience things we'd never experienced. Best of all we got to do it together.

This was at Burger King in Corvallis, Oregon 

 These next few are from the rest area we had to stop at after Burger King!






What else would you do with flowers picked by 2 loving little boys.
These next are from a wayside near Seaside where we had to ask for directions.




Now we are looking around the "boardwalk" at the sights in Seaside. Quite a place, to many people for this country girl, but has a beauty even I can appreciate.




























We visited the Aquarium; it was a wonderful little journey, to dark for photos, the children got to hold starfish and poke at   Sea Anemones, pick up little crabs and see all kids of strange sea creatures including a wolf eel. The last stop in the aquarium was a visit with the seals.





  
Next we headed toward town where we had seen a sign for a mall and carousel, on the way we discovered that there had been a bike gathering/show going on. They were in the process of closing down, sad, Randy and I were really the only ones with any interest in these wonderful machines. 



  We made it to the carousel, Tristyn and Kearstyn loved it, Randy and I loved their smiles, Lewis, yeah he didn't have much fun. It seems that our big boy is very frightened of the movement, I felt sorry for the guy next to Randy and Lew...



We are heading out now; I saw this from the parking lot.


Time to head home, it was a bit foggy out as we rolled along the coastal highway.




The little ones are done for the day. Randy and I took a few to relax, before moving on down the road.


15 comments:

  1. brilliant photos and memories.. thank you

    A

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    1. Thank you, you are so right about the memories, it was a wonderful time.

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  2. I just love your photos Jan. I made a trip a couple years ago to Seaside with my sisters and we had a blast! Your photos are awesome and I recognize many of those spots. :D

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    1. It is a great place to visit; we had so much fun.

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  3. What gorgeous photos and what a wonderful family time you had. The grandkids are just beautiful! Thanks for sharing this adventure with us!
    Blessings, Jan!

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    1. Thank you Martha; we had a great time the little ones did too!

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  4. I always love coming by your blog. There's always such a diversity of pictures...for those including your beautiful grandchildren, to close ups with flowers to landscapes...all kinds! Thanks for bringing us all along with you. :)

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    1. Thank you Jessica; You have made my day, it is all about sharing I am glad you enjoy.

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  5. My lovely Jan,
    Happy Sunday!
    Looks like a great time was had by all. I do so enjoy these virtual trips. You and Randy are making wonderful memories not only for yourselves, but also for the kids...they get to see that life can be fun. The photos are nice, especially the flowers (smile). Thank you for sharing. Wishing you well.

    Thoughts Of Beauty In The Stillness Of Dawn...

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    1. Thank you Andy; I am glad you enjoyed and our hope is to make some lasting good memories for these children.

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  6. Dear Jan,thank you for this wonderful trip with those lovely children.
    -Portia

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  7. Thank you Portia they are quite lovely.....<3

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  8. Such an awseome sign! "Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength." LOVE that!! <3

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