Thursday, October 14, 2010

Good News/Bad News

Isn't that the way it seems to go, good news is always followed by bad news.
Our son-in-law Scott recieved a promotion today, as a construction foreman. It means he will now be paid what we know he is worth. Yay! more income. But.... good jobs are hard to walk away from, even when the job is in Badgad, Iraq. More good news, at least it isn't Afghanistan.

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Kokanee Salmon Festival

Even in bad weather the Kokanee Salmon Festival is great. Grandpa Jeff and I took 4 of our 5 little lovelies to Taylor Creek at the South end of Lake Tahoe for a day trip. In the rain. And we still had a great time. But no pictures. To wet to take a really good camera outside. We had a great salmon BBQ lunch. And Allison and Delaney made short work of big hamburgers. Then Nikole, Allison, Delaney and I bundled up in coats and unbrella's and headed out on the trail to find fish. We found thousands and thousands of bright red Kokanee salmon doing their thing, while the ducks tried to find all the newly laid eggs and eat them. But the best part of the day was see two bears. We saw a black bear up a tree, to scared of all the people below to even think about coming down. Then up at the bridge we saw a big brown bear fishing for his dinner. All the girls were very good at traveling for 2 1/2 hours each way. Even 1 yr old Daphne and Grandpa who waited for us in the truck. He's a good guy. Can't wait to do it again next year, even in the rain.