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Saturday, September 12, 2009

By the Shores of Lake Superior



This afternoon we drove the ten miles to McLain State Park, which is right on the shore of Lake Superior. It was an absolutely gorgeous day...so far the fall is turning out to be a lot warmer than the summer was. I'm not complaining.



We didn't really realize what the park was all about, so we weren't really dressed appropriately.

No matter. Rolling your pants up works just great.

In Bria's case, it didn't really make a difference. She was soaked to the bone when we finished.


The girls had a blast finding pretty rocks. They were hoping for seashells, but since we weren't exactly at the sea, pretty rocks were a fine substitute. We'll have to start a rock garden or something in the backyard.









So, when do you want to come visit me?

25 comments :

  1. Right now!! I want to come right now! Gosh, I love the water. You're going to LOVE living so close to it.

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  2. Like, October 10th, save to good weather, I can't wait to go to Lake superior!! beautiful!!

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  3. From dry dry dry to wet-to-the-bone, how will you ever get used to all those lakes? Looks like you are having fun trying! What a beautiful day you are having there. I would love to visit in a heartbeat.
    :~D

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  4. Gorgeous! I've heard those lakes are absolutely gorgeous, and only 10 miles away? As always, beautiful pictures!

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  5. Oh how fun! I would love to come and visit!

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  6. Beautiful pictures! I want to come visit now.

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  7. I love how Sophie sits on her name :-) Looks like a super fun day. I bet it's fun to explore those new areas. Enjoy!

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  8. sigh

    It's so fun to see my hometown through your eyes, but at the same time - it makes me so lonesome.

    Another tip: There can be a 10-15 degree difference wherever you go. You might think it's all hot and icky - only to head to the lake and find out it's freezing. Or vice versa. It's really best to keep a hoody and shorts in the vehicle at all times. LOL

    I was camping at McLains this summer - and everyone was coming to visit me with their swimsuits on and towels around their necks. Us? We were in winter jackets. LOL It was a LOT warmer in town that day

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  9. You're also really making me want to make a fall trek this year

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  10. FUN! I'd love to be near a beach.

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  11. I am going to road trip it out there with DeNae and Kristina! I miss being near the water, having grown up on the east coast.

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  12. Sigh. I love Lake Superior! So beautiful. Hope your autumn is long and lovely!

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  13. So, we went and had dinner with some of our new neighbors last night, and as we were talking, we find out.... he served is mission in Wisconsin and guess which area was his favorite? Yep, Houghton. He said he loved it there.

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  14. Brrrr, I can only imagine how cold it's going to be when the snow comes and the wind blows. I'm sure there will be some GORGEOUS pictures!

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  15. Um, I don't know ... Would now be a good time? I sure do miss you and I am so glad that you are loving where you are living and get to be somewhere so beautiful with your beautiful family. Did I mention that I really miss you, though?

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  16. Now. And every minute.
    Really, now that we know you live in Dave and Sara's stake.
    Really, keep your eyes open for an empty band director's job.

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  17. I would definitely love to come and visit. It looks wonderful there. Glad you're enjoying it.

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  18. What a beautiful lake!
    And beautiful pictures,
    and beautiful family.

    Missed you all this weekend!

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  19. I'd visit right away! You take such beautiful pictures. I love all the sweet messages in the sand.

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  20. ok, I'm totally jealous. just seeing you by the sea, in the sea-maybe not sea, but you get what I'm saying. the water looks so clear and inviting!

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  21. Tomorrow sound ok??? As for the pants rolling, there's nothing more fun than spontaneous water play. Clothes dry, afterall.

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  22. How beautiful!!! I bet you love it. I would love to come at least before winter sets in. Enjoy!

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