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Feral

Turns out the little skinny stray kitty I brought in the house the other day isn’t the only stray we have.  Turns out there is another kitty that is lurking in the tree line watching us.  This one looks older and healthier.  It is also pretty wild and will not let us near it.  We will continue to put out extra food and water for it.

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Blooming Iris

Last fall my mother decided to tear out all of her iris bulbs….as in she no longer wanted any.  These bulbs are originally from my grandmother, so I couldn’t let them all get trashed.

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I was excited to see that some yellow bloomed.

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Taffy says hurry up because you smell so pretty when you are in full bloom.

 

Go Away

Sadie is a cutie, but I don’t think she was ready for her close-up.

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New Lens

Glen got me a new camera lens for my birthday.  The weather has been too crappy to go outside and try it out.  So here is a picture of our cat, Lily.

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Special Christmas Gift

Glen and I, after much deliberation, decided to give Taffy the ultimate Christmas gift.  We gave Taffy the gift of adoption.  So naturally I had to dress her up for the occasion.

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Tippy wanted in on the dress up action too.

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Fall Colors

My husband was playing with the new camera and attached it to his spotting scope.  This is one of the pictures he took.  It is quite beautiful, I think.

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Icicle Gorge Trail

Ok, so we are back to the vacation pictures.  Glen and I decided to hike an easier trail, so we decided on the Icicle Gorge Trail.  It is rated at a whopping 2 out of 5 on difficulty.

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As you can see the tail was so much smoother and easier to hike.

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The layers in the rock were simply amazing.

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Since the hiking was nice and easy we could enjoy the views.

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Glen decided to check and see how cold the water was.  He said it was cold but felt really good.  I am anti-cold water, so I did not soak my feet.

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Again, fantastic views.

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Another selfie 🙂

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Tom Jones

I am going to interrupt my vacation pictures because last night I went and saw Tom Jones in concert.  Make fun if you will, but I love me some Tom Jones!  He was absolutely incredible.   The other thing that was so incredible were our seats.  We sat in the second row back from the stage.  Never in my concert going life have I ever been so close to the stage.  At 76 years of age, he still looks damn good!!

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Stuart Lake

After hiking to Surprise Lake, and the excess physical exertion that it took, we decided to hike a trail that was only rated 3 out of 5 in difficulty.  So, Stuart Lake it was.  On the plus side, Stuart Lake is one of Washington state’s most beautiful lakes.

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Right away it was a much easier trail to hike.  It was still rocky, but much easier to navigate.

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The views were also amazing making hiking long miles so worth the effort.

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Glen and I both decided we could live out the rest of our lives with this view.  Now just to win the lottery :o)

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Stuart Lake did not disappoint.  It was absolutely beautiful.  This was our lunch spot.

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No trip is complete without a selfie.  Nice backdrop with Stuart Lake.

Snuggled In

Since the weather has gotten cooler, our dog James has discovered the awesomeness of snuggling up under a blanket.

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