Back from a six-week trip in the states over the holidays. Had a chance to spend a lot of good time with family and friends. Christmas at my sister’s was so much fun with Calvin in the mix. It was great to spend time with Kam in Oregon and Arizona. Managed to fit in a New Year trip to Boise. Made tamales. Hiked the Grand Canyon in freezing temps! We saw a lot of movies and ate a lot of food. Unfortunately, I lost a lot of my photos! Got to get a better system now that it is 2013! These are some of my favorites that I can find.
The Christmas feast of Dungeness Crab! A Thrall/Reichle/Thomas tradition.
Looking at the lights.
Kam knitted this great elf hat for Calvin.
Calvin and his new shark backpack from Hong Kong!
Relaxing over New Years at the Chambers. Melissa , Sirius, and Snug and my feet.
Always a lot of good food. Always fighting for the first and last bite!
Logan and I made peanut butter balls together!
Two of my favorite old guys.
The Grand Canyon. Beautiful and cold weather. Going down.
Crossing the Colorado River near Phantom Ranch.
Hiking out. Starting before dawn. Cold morning.
Tamale day at the Bauers. Everyone in the kitchen! Margaritas a flowing.