Remembering 2016 A whirlwind!

Thankful for memorable year. Here are a few of my favorite moments and places. I have had time to spend with family and friends, and quite times to appreciate all of our blessings and the beauty of our surroundings.

Our 70th birthday celebration in Puerto Vallarta , with a few members of our great family, 18 to be exact!

Returning home in mid February, Rob and I had 3 weeks to get our art show ready

BOXX Gallery March 12th
Our friend and fabulous artist, Charles Smith or foundly called "Cha Cha" died in March. He loved life to the fullest!

We had lots of camping time starting in early April. We were very fortunate to have warm days and chilly nights.

Pine Rest
The view From Helen's house in Bay City.

It is always wonderful to get away and spend time with Sally and Helen. Every time I went this year the weather was perfect. Rob always jokes, " if the weather was always like this, I'd move to the coast"

Camping with Rob and making new friends .
The lava beds outside of Sisters,Oregon
Grandson Geoff and his beautiful bride on their wedding day in Joseph , Oregon
A trip of a life time with Cousins, Sally and Helen and Sister in law Vicki whom I choose to call Sister!
My. Clements
Beautiful fall day in Cowiche Canyon
Kate hiking the canyon with me, before the snakes come out!
While I hike at least twice each week in the canyon, it never ceases to amaze me.
The Gienger's, Sally,Tom,Susan Dee, Helen and Dick. We lost Dick this fall, He was the Oldest of the four brothers.
I love that we have four seasons.
Andrea, Andrew and Beth at Sue and Gary's annual Dessert party.What fun! Thanks Sue and Gary.
Winter walk in the Canyon with Jane and Terry. The snow and fridged temperatures can't keep us house bound!

As I am sitting here on this New Years Eve, I so appreciate all of our family and friends whom fill my life with joy. And most of all my wonderful husband Rob who inspires me each day, to live life each day, and enjoy each moment.

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