We weren't sure what we were going to do when we noticed the forecast called for a beautiful, sunny day on my day off, but it was going to be outside.
There are plenty of things to do around here on a pretty day. We are discovering that timing is important sometimes. For instance, the tulips are blooming. This doesn't last all year. We decided to head down to Woodland and check out the Holland America Bulb Farm. It is closer than Skagit Valley and we wouldn't have to drive through Seattle. Nice.
So, off we go.
|Oh yeah, stand by for flower pictures. Ima get all artsy and stuff.|
|AKA: The George R. R. Martin|
|One of these things is not like the other.|
|Pretty, not artsy.|
|Awww, the lovely family.|
|Nope, still not artsy.|
|BANG! Low angle shot. That's artsy as F*&$|
|Oh yeah, this is almost as good as long exposure. Feel the art, FEEL IT!|
|And...back to just pretty. You're lucky, I had more low angle stuff.|
|Michael in 2011|
|Michael in 2016. See any difference? That's right. They got rid of the windmill.|
Okay, that wasn't bad. There is a second difference, let's see if you can spot it in the next two.
|Max in 2011.|
|Max 2016. Yep, better camera. Only other difference.|
As much fun as tulips and wooden shoes are, we were done pretty early. There was still a fair amount of time before we had to head back. What to do, what to do. Well, last time we were here, there was this mountain. You may have heard of Mt. St. Helens.
Well, we couldn't get there. The road is still closed until at least next month. So, we went to Silver Lake and checked out the boardwalk.
I jumped in behind her to get a picture with the big camera and, well, Michael's timing was better on this day.
But, the ranger was cool. I threatened to put her picture up. If she wants it down, I'll remove it.
|Park Rangers ROCK!|
One of these days, I'm going to get the picture. Not today though.