Monthly Archives: June 2014

7th Week of Home Assignment. No pictures for this, but a great time climbing and camping in Custer State Park S.D. with family, then a long drive across the Plains, 45th Wedding Anniversary Diner with Dale and Linda in Mpls before flying to begin the East Coast leg of the the trip. Here the Pictures Begin. St Peter’s in Manhattan for Sunday, Godmother/Aunt Elaine joins us, Pool on the Terrace in Harlem with Family, cookie making with Grandpa and Bibi.

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Fifth and Sixth weeks of Home Assignment. Baptism of our Godchild Kaia, Church in Fir Crest, WA, Luther’s Table in Renton, WA, and Sheridan WY, Friends and Family across four states (including our old home town of Plains, MT), Camping, Hotels, and the Start of World Cup.

Trinity Lutheran in Sheridan, WY

Trinity Lutheran in Sheridan, WY

Custer, SD at the Parsonage

Custer, SD at the Parsonage

watching world cup in one of the only 2 hotel rooms this trip.

watching world cup in one of the only 2 hotel rooms this trip.

Esme modeling Ursula's new cowboy boots

Esme modeling Ursula’s new cowboy boots

Baptism of our newest Godchild Kaia in Puget Sound.

Baptism of our newest Godchild Kaia in Puget Sound.

A reunion of the Men's poker group in Plains, MT

A reunion of the Men’s poker group in Plains, MT

Back in Plains, MT with old friends

Back in Plains, MT with old friends

Getting ready to eat Smoores (or what we call Appetizers in our family on this trip)  at Pastor Liv's home in Spokane, WA.

Getting ready to eat Smoores (or what we call Appetizers in our family on this trip) at Pastor Liv’s home in Spokane, WA.

Afternoon nap at Sun Lakes state park, WA

Afternoon nap at Sun Lakes state park, WA

Miriam and Esme at Luther's table before worship in the evening

Miriam and Esme at Luther’s table before worship in the evening

Cousin Gretchen leading worship at Luther's Table Renton Wa. while Esme and Cousin join the congregation.

Cousin Gretchen leading worship at Luther’s Table Renton Wa. while Esme and Cousin join the congregation.

Redeemer Lutheran Church in Fir Crest, WA

Redeemer Lutheran Church in Fir Crest, WA

Ursula and Cousin Corwin (and our first Godson) in Renton, WA

Ursula and Cousin Corwin (and our first Godson) in Renton, WA

Picnic at the Beach in Renton.

Picnic at the Beach in Renton.

Cousin's at the Table.

Cousin’s at the Table.

Fourth week on Home Assignment. Cross country camping, one state a night (Utah, Idaho, Oregon, Washington). A visit to Trinity Evangelical Lutheran in Longview, WA on Sunday. And then a few days of friends on Whidbey Island. Deserts to Ocean, via some rivers.

America's State Parks are really amazing.

America’s State Parks are really amazing.

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Deer Lake, Utah

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City of Rocks, Idaho

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Farewell Bend State Park on the Snake River, Idaho.

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Horse thief butte on the Washington side of the Columbia. Mt Hood in the background, campground in the trees below.

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POTLUCK!!! at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran in Lakeview

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Ferry to the Island

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Campsite at a friends

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