Monday, July 06, 2009

4th of July Weekend

I hope you all had a great weekend! We did, but we are still trying to recover. It was just way too much fun. We left our house on Thursday afternoon to go see our friends in Anacortes, Washington. On Friday we got on the ferry to the San Juan Islands. The island we visited was Orcas Island. Have any of you been up there? It was just beautiful. We had a good time driving around and seeing the view. It was incredible. We didn’t see any whales, but a dolphin popped his head up to check us out. Friday night we stayed up late to catch shrimp. We headed down to the boat docks loaded up with nets and flash lights. The kids had so much fun shining the lights along the water and looking for shrimp. Saturday we went to a really fun parade in the downtown of Anacortes. We did some shopping, and then went over to go on our friend’s boat for some tubing and crabbing. Mark and Matthew had to jump off of the boat of course :) The fireworks that night were really pretty, they put a big barge out in the harbor and shoot them off, the house our friends have overlooks the harbor, so we had a good view. This is why I love the 4th of July! It’s always such a great day.

I promised pictures of Shores of Hawk Run Hollow. I finished that big ship! It is looking so pretty. I enjoy this one. Now to stitch a dolphin, anchor and compass. Well, back to reality. Curren has cub scout day camp all week, and we have more family coming next week. The fun continues at our house! Thank you all for visiting my little blog, it means a lot to me. See you again soon.

13 comments:

jlk said...

I love your HRH piece! It looks fantastic.

Kathy A. said...

Lovely holiday photos. You all look so happy!!!
Shores of Hawk Run is coming along beautifully. I love your blue ship.

Loraine said...

Looks like a wonderful trip! I have not been to the San Juan islands, but would love to someday.
Shores is looking great! I am doing mine with Vicki Clayton silks. I am sort of regretting that, because I think that your DMC colors are really bright and fun. That would have been a whole lot cheaper as well. Thanks for the inspiration.
I'm so glad you are having a wonderful time with your family. That is what summer is all about.

Karan said...

HRH is looking good. Great pics - looks like a beautiful place to stay. :0)

Siobhan said...

It looks like a fun weekend! Your Shores is coming along so nicely--congrats on finishing the monster ship! ;)

Brigitte said...

I was enjoying your pictures of both your trips very much. What beautiful scenery!
The big boat is looking gorgeous.

Katrina said...

Looks like a wonderful trip! Glad you had so much fun.

Your shores is so pretty.

Deb said...

It looks like you had an absolutely wonderful trip. Your Shores is looking so good. That block scares me though - so stitch intensive. It's the next one up for me and I'm kind of dreading it. Beautiful stitching!

Allison said...

These pictures make me homesick, I love orcas island! I love your Schnibbles quilt, that looks like it probably took forever Thanks for stopping by and linking, -Allison

Linda said...

Looks like a wonderful weekend. Everyone looks like they are having a great time. Your cross stitch is so beautiful. It is going to be a treasure when finished!

michelle said...

I love your site. Juast came across it tonight. Your work is wonderful. Thank you for sharing

Nicole said...

What a perfect 4th of July!
Your stitchery is awesome!

barbara said...

Heather, you are sooooo prolific! I need to figure out how you do it...we better talk at the garden party!