Thursday, July 15, 2010

Here's Looking At..............


The longest post ever!
With all my pictures out of order.......



Days 4,5,6and7 of road trip
Part2


Here's looking at......

an old truck on the side of the road in Oregon.
me trying to be a photographer.
the boys needing haircuts.
my handsome boys looking tough:)



Here's looking at......
one of the hundred logging trucks that passed us.

Here's looking at......
Farrah running after a long drive.
wearing Faith's shirt and Finley's jacket.

(me needing to do laundry!)



Here's looking at.....
one of the barns that was in the Quilt trail we followed.



Here's looking at.....
Me enjoying the Tillamook cheese factory!


Here's looking at......
Finley enjoying Tillamook ice cream.
watching a video on how cheese is made.



Here's looking at....
Finley again.
(Just because she looks so cute)

Here's looking at......
a fun and yummy learning experience.








Here's looking at.......

my future son in laws.

our visit to the Shrewsberry's house (my BFF since the womb)

Farrah says Jake is beautiful.(she's embarrassed!)


Here's looking at........

a very windy day.

us outside the sea lion caves.




Here's looking at.....
us on a hike to go see Elk.


Here's looking at......

Tall Bunyan. (that's what Landen thought his name was)
the kids on his boot.




Here's looking at......
Us in our 29th state.
Landen giving the "L" sign. I'm guessing it's "L" for Landen and not "L" for loser. ha



Here's looking at.....
us following the Lewis and Clark trail and learning so much!
liking Oregon because they pump your gas for you:)
saw a guy on the road walking with a sign around his neck saying, "walking across America."
and I thought we were crazy!
lots of hitch hikers...
(who picks those people up?) scary!
Are you still here?
Almost done.......



Here's looking at......
another beach run picture.


Here's looking at.....
the beautiful Oregon coast.
one of the many light houses we saw.
Here's looking at.....
Haystack rock
the kids at Cannon beach.

Here's looking at.....
another ER trip...not really ha!



Look Daddy threw Finley higher than Haystack rock!


Here's looking at.....
Faith checking out the beautiful city of Astoria, OR.


Love the Oregon Coast!!!!!!!!!


Here's looking at....
tons of starfish
tide pools



and sand dollars!







Here's looking at....
red shoes don't match.
me wishing I didn't leave the hiking back pack at my sisters!
me hating my hair color.
me gonna change it back to blonde.
me not having time to do hair or makeup on this trip. oh well!
too much fun!





looking at wild life.



Learning about Lewis and Clark.......


Here's looking at...
a show off.
a show off that got his truck stuck in the tree ha!







Here's looking at.......
not the best shot.
Devils punch bowl.



Here's looking at....
Finley on a hike.




Cheese tour.

Here's looking at......
The Astoria-Megler Bridge
stretches 4.1 miles
we drove the RV across it

Here's looking at......
two future NFL quarterbacks
bff's in 10min.
a friend he just met on the road (my friends nephew)but asked to spend the night just 10min after meeting him.
Austin needing a new (different hat) he loves it and has to wear it everyday.



Here's looking at......
Aut fishing with his new fishing pole.
not a very patient fisherman.
saw a bald eagle.



Here's looking at.......
a boy that loves the great outdoors!


the columbia bridge again.......
Here's looking at..........
we climbed to the top!
168 stairs.
carrying kids.
major leg workout!




Here's looking at......
us at the top!
see the rv way down there!

Here's looking at...
the time of our lives.
many wonderful memories made.
See you in a few days!
Thanks for following:)
























































17 comments:

Brenda Davis said...

Love your super-long post. What an amazing adventure! So are you going to be stopping in MO on part 2 of your roadtrip?

Kate @ Bliss and That said...

LOVE it! Looks like soo much fun and so beautiful! :)

Dana said...

Ohhh! jealous!
we are so ready to be back on the road again! Enjoyed all your pictures - so many so familiar! We LOVED the Oregon coast when we were there for a month last fall. Enjoy!
Blessings, dana

Brianna said...

I'm pretty sure that is where we went with Grandma Walsh. Sorry about your back pack thing. I thought about it after you guys left but figured you'd thank me later for your awesome body when you got home from carrying all the kids. ha

Aimie said...
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Robin and Stephen said...

Love the pictures!

Megs said...

Great pictures!! I'm so glad you guys are having such a wonderful time in Oregon...maybe Justin can work with Matthew? He seemed very interested in it:) Love you guys!

Trish said...

Love all the pictures!!!!

Mama D.'s Dozen said...

Looks like you're all having FUN!!!

Love the pics!!!

Laurel :)

Valerie said...

Beautiful!

Marie Evelyne Lanathoua said...

I so love being on vacation with you...hehehehe

I don't mind at all seeing the states through the eyes of the Ryan family!

Love you all be safe!

Jenna said...

Looks so fun! How do you find all the fun places to stop? We are heading on a road trip from Austin, TX to Rexburg, ID here in a few weeks and I am trying to plan some fun stops for my kids ages 4, 2 and 1. Any website or book recomendations would be much appreciated. Thanks!

Jill said...

What amazing pictures again! Looks like so much fun! I hope one day to be able to do that, your kids are very blessed and you guys are awesome parents! Stay safe and have a great time!

Blessings, Jill

Taunya said...

Oh you have visited the most beautiful state in the US...but I'm biased! We were just on the coast a couple of weeks ago. Love the pictures!

Shannon Hartz said...

Oh WOW you are busy:) How fun:) Thanks for sharing:)

Dionna said...

I grew up in Oregon and still have family there. Fun to see you enjoying many familiar places to me. Hope you can stop by Multnomah Falls outside of Portland....a must see! :)

Taunya said...

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