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June 18, 2008



That first photo was just amazing, Michelle!!! So happy you got to spend some quality time out in nature and with those you care about and for. Good for you!

Big Hug,


looks like a great trip with great friends and family! what a nice tribute to your dad!


good times!


Michelleeeee... your Dad and I LOVED hanging out with you, Gary and the girls for the weekend... good time... great memory. Yep... you're right too... it was the BEST gift you could have given your DAD for Father's Day... he thanks you and so do I... and your tribute to your Father brought tears to my eyes... bless your heart!

Hope you're having a good time in CA!!! Look forward to your blog posts from this trip too!


Patty W

Sounds like a good time was had by all! We love to camp, haven't been able to go yet this summer but as soon as softball is over..we're outta here baby!

meg duerksen

i've never heard of anyone getting oysters while camping. :)
you are obviously not in the midwest are you?
and i have never used the words oysters and s'mores in the same paragraph.
nor have i ever even thought of taking a 10 mile run...let alone go on one and enjoy it.

i hope you find the bean bag game!
it was the eddie bauer brand....came in a big nice case and everything.
good luck!

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