Monday, June 6, 2011

Grandson Surprise

We headed to Portland Sunday afternoon to meet up with our daughter Kim. She is a flight attendant and had a layover in Portland for the night. We had originally asked her if she could bring the kids out with her on her flight, but unfortunately the flight was full. With great surprise she arrived with our oldest grandson Joey who is 9.  We all spent the night with Kim at the Embassy Suites. She had an early check in Monday morning but we took our time, had breakfast and were on our way.  We will have Joey with us for a nice visit.

We stopped along the way at this fish hatchery…

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When we arrived back at the RV, Joey was anxious to see the beach. So he and I headed that way. 

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Monday… Weather wasn’ t looking too great. We decided to head to the Tillamook Cheese Factory…

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After the self guided tour we had to try their ice cream..

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It was raining pretty hard,  so rather than continuing our sight seeing, we picked up a few errands and headed home.

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After dinner, the sun was out. Joey and I headed to the beach to see the sunset…

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A perfect ending to a perfect day with our grandson..

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Wednesday looked like a much brighter day.

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First stop was for the boys to get haircuts.  We then headed to the Mears Lighthouse. Joey has never seen a lighthouse and was anxious, but unfortunately we couldn’t go to the top. Some drunk idiots, used a gun and shot through the glass to put out the light. They are waiting for a fix, and until then it is closed.  The scenery was beautiful..

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We stopped to get some chowder for lunch.  This was a first for Joey and he loved it.

When we got back home he and grampy took a walk to the beach to create a few mountains in the sand!!

Stay tuned for our next stop at Seaside….

5 comments:

Sue and Doug said...

what a fabulous visit with your grandson!..Cape Meares is a great spot!..did you go see the Octopus tree too??

Rod and Loyce Ivers said...

Joey will remember being with you guys for the rest of his life. Hope you can make it really special!

Sandra said...

You're in a lovely spot there. Great memories!

Mark and Dortha said...

Nothing like a great day on the Oregon Coast with a grandson. Enjoy every minute of the time.

Chuck and Anneke's RV travels said...

So good top visit with your grandson. The scenery is fantastic!