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Sedona – Throwback Thursday to 2001

Have you ever been to Sedona, Arizona? When we lived in Tucson, we would visit it occasionally as it was always a great getaway.  It was usually cooler than Tucson, so it was almost like a break in the heat.  Sedona is considered to be a spiritual mecca and they are known for their healing massages, spas, hypnotherapy and retreats.  Regardless, you can’t beat the beauty.

One of my favorite activities was the horseback riding that I talked James into doing.  It was not his thing but he said he would try it just once.  He really enjoyed the ride… but I’m thinking it’ll be the last time I get him on a horse, hehe.

By the way… this is before the digital age, so the pictures don’t do the Red Rock justice…

Ivar’s and Mukilteo

This past Sunday was a beautiful day on the Sound, so we opted to go out for lunch.  Because of the previous day’s activities (Hamster Run), no one felt like cooking, so this seemed like the most logical solution… besides, it was nice family time, all 3 of us.  I can just imagine what people thought when they saw us trying to walk.

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Ivar’s Seafood in Mukilteo backs up right onto the water at the ferry terminal, so we had great views.

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Lots of activity going on as well, watching the people and cars going on and off the ferry.

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If you look left of center in the above picture, there’s a white spot.  That’s Mt. Baker.  Here, I’ll zoom in for you:

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Quite a few people were out, just enjoying the parks and the water.

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And special for the haters (haha, #kiddingnotkidding), we had some very special guests join us for lunch:

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Squirrel count:  27.  And we’ve only just begun…

Have a great Thursday!!