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Thursday, August 28, 2014

SAL Update and Another Road Trip

It's time again for the Thurs. update on "Away We Ride".  I didn't work on it too much this week as I was trying to finish the gift stitch that I had been doing for my friend in Chicago who has also had knee replacement! I'm convinced that anyone who goes through knee replacement deserves a nice gift!!!!  I finished the gift on Tues. and did get time to finish the border on AWR.  That was my stitching goal for this week. 
On Mon., we celebrated our anniversary.  We decided to go to a restaurant very near Mt. Rainier National Park.  In fact it is advertised as the restaurant with the highest elevation in Washington.  We rode a gondola to the top of Crystal Mountain.  We had a great day.  The view was spectacular.  It was a wonderful way to celebrate many happy years of marriage! I hope you enjoy the photos!


 
 
 You hop into one of these and up you go to the restaurant! If you ski, this takes you up to some black diamond slopes.



Note the shadow, that's our gondola!


  The amazing Mt. Rainier!


 The Cascades to the left of Mt. Rainier.


 That's a river way down there.


 That little guy was very used to being fed!


 There were places to sit to enjoy the mountain.

 Happy Anniversary!!!!

 After lunch, the clouds started to move in.

 Still snow in a few spots!


 Flowers everywhere!  Thanks so much for joining me today and have a fantastic Labor Day week-end!





22 comments:

  1. Hi Barb!! Those photos of your anniversary gondola ride are spectacular!!! They look magazine worthy! Glad you had a good day. Love the chipmunk too! Nice belly on him! Love the stitching too! The border is lovely!

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  2. Congrats on your anniversary!!!! The photos are just breathtaking!!!! Thank you for sharing!
    Love your stitching project!!!
    Pam

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  3. Happy Anniversary! What great views!!

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  4. Happy Anniversary, Barb! I just loved seeing your photos of Mt. Rainier--so glad you were able to celebrate in such a beautiful spot :)

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  5. Happy anniversary and many more! Looks like you had a great time. The pictures are awesome!

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  6. I'm loving AWR.
    Oh, what a great way to celebrate your anniversary!
    How cool is that.
    Thanks for all of the great pics of the Mountain and flowers.
    Happy Anniversary and Happy Labor Day to you also.
    Marilyn

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  7. Happy Anniversary! Your pictures are beautiful - thanks for sharing.

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  8. Happy Anniversary! What a lovely and special way you picked to celebrate. Absolutely spectacular views and vistas and a darling chipmunk too. Scary how dry the river channel is though...

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  9. Happy Anniversary!
    Wonderful photos.

    Greetings, Manuela

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  10. Happy Anniversary Barb ! Beuatiful photos ! Glad you had such a great day :) love all those flowers !

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  11. Glad you had such a lovely day for your celebration!

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  12. What a way to celebrate, beautiful!

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  13. Happy Anniversary! And, such a beautiful place to celebrate!!

    AWR is looking wonderful!

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  14. Beautiful photos--not sure how I would fare with the heights

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  15. Happy Anniversary! Beautiful spot to celebrate! Your "Away We Ride" is looking great. I am still trying to finish up the border on mine, but hoping today is the day I can celebrate a finish and move on to another WIP. Happy stitching!

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  16. Happy Anniversary Barb! My palms would have been sweating the whole way up but I'm sure it was worth the trip. Love the stitching. It's almost done!

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  17. How beautiful! What an amazing view you had on your special outing! Happy anniversary! I love your Away We Ride project! It's looking great.

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  18. Happy anniversary!!! Thanks for bringing us along on your little jaunt up the tram. Looks like a fun way to celebrate! :D

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  19. AWR looks great Wonderful views ... but it looks a L O N G way down! Happy Anniversary.

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  20. Happy Anniversary, it looks like you had a lovely day. I am not a fan of heights, so i'm not sure I would have made the gondola ride, especially the shadow photo looks too high up for me!

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  21. Beautiful scenery and amazing views, I enjoyed your photos very much.

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