I love this picture of Mark trying to jam our queen size air mattress into our tent. It really does fit, it just doesn't look like it does here.
Our little camper. Amelia is an awesome traveler. She is up for any adventure.
Just hanging out in a field near our campsite
waking up after a chilly night in our tent
Amelia picked some flowers for our picnic table.
I am a major fan of the Hood River area so we often head that direction. Packer's is a fruit stand we always stop at when we are in the area. We enjoyed a little ice cream in the nice sunny weather.
We stumbled upon Lawrence Lake when we were driving around. It is a huge lake and quite pretty, but I'm certain I would never camp there. It was packed with trailers and tents all over... and a line a mile long for the nasty hole in the ground bathroom.
Just some pretty scenery
Mark made a mean fire the second night we were there
Amelia and I take pictures of ourselves when we are bored. She thinks it's super fun. This is one of the few 'not so silly' pictures
When I was younger I remember my parents taking my sisters and I to Little Crater Lake. I remembered that it was incredibly beautiful, clear and blue but I hadn't been back since then. I really wanted to stop on our way home so we made a little detour to check it out. Just as I had remembered... pretty amazing. The small lake is 45 feet deep and as clear as can be. You can toss a rock in and watch it fall all the way to the bottom. The water is 34 degrees chilly and as bright blue as I had recalled.
I'm so glad we stopped
On our way home
I love camping and can't wait to head up there again for our family reunion/my Grandma's 90th birthday party at the end of the month. Maybe we will find some new sights to see.