Locals call this beach the “shape shifting beach” because it changes from day to day depending on the weather.
One of our favorite stops on the way to the Oregon Coast in 2015 was at Multnomah Falls.
I could see why those who traveled the trail found it bittersweet to say “farewell.”
A “Grandpa Road” in our family is one that will take you hours off the beaten-path.
The emigrants who traveled the Oregon Trail should never be forgotten. They are great examples of not giving up on their journey despite trying circumstances
I did not know how far the drop off was into the gulley and I was heading straight for it. I clawed my fingers into the rock to find anything to stop my fall.
Our latest adventure with Grandpa (and Grandma this time) took us to Morgan County, Utah. We headed east through Weber Canyon and then took the old highway through Mountain Green. I wanted to find a canyon named after my fourth great granduncle, Roswell Stevens, Jr. Roswell Stevens lived in the Peterson area in the 1850s.Continue reading “Adventures with Grandpa: Lost Creek Reservoir”
I love that my kids get to hear these stories and spend time on these adventures with their grandfather. They will always remember these times and that is what is most important.
I don’t know how long I will have my parents. It is important to me that I express how I much I love them before its too late and to enjoy the time I get with them.
Lizzie’s Early Years Lizzie was the oldest child of six and she was cheerful and kind. She laughed and smiled as she helped her mother cook, tend her brothers and sisters, take care of the farm, and make clothes for her family. When she was young, the dam above her town broke and the flooded everything.Continue reading “Celebrating my Great Grandmother’s Birthday”