This time we traveled just four hours away for a weekend worship conference in Coeur d'Alene. The town is as pretty as its name. Saturday was an all day workshop for Ashley and I while Mom and Dad discovered the sights. When our two hour dinner break rolled around, Mom and Dad picked us up and showed us everything they had discovered that day crammed into 1 1/2 hours. We want to go back.
|a rest stop on the way not equal to the beauty of CDA|
|Welcome to Washington|
|taken after they kindly moved out of our lane for us|
- the above seven bighorn sheep
- about twenty mule deer in groups of one or two
- two big bucks
- about thirty white-tailed deer grazing in the ditches next to the road
- and a really cool osprey
Granted, the last one wasn't a danger, but the others all could have been. In our former lives, we had to keep our eyes out for crazy human drivers, not suicidal animals.
In all, it was a good weekend. And waiting to give us hugs when we got home was this just too cute little munchkin.
If you haven't had the opportunity just to get away for a couple of days, I highly suggest it. No one minds feeding your dog/cat/rabbit/horse for two days and the payoff is sweet. You don't have to plan as much as a whole week or more vacation and you can explore some of the beauty around your area. Just find a better hotel than we did, or you will be as sleep deprived as all of us were!