A lot of Ferry Rides
Post Trip, Start of "Camp Freedom"
Helen gets two weeks off in the summer and
we chose the start of July as a strategy to reduce the
possibilities of wild fires cutting our trip short. After
our road trip, we brought a very dirty truck back to
Victoria. It was sunset as we came off the ferry and
the kids pointed out open car washes as we drove to the
Grandparents house, but there was no joy - a big job waited for
Nara did most of the exerior of the
house. It was hot out so the water in the hose wasn't
shockingly cold. We do the rinse, soap glove, rinse model and
the car tried before we were able to soap it up entirely.
Claira got the vaccuming job and I'm
ashamed to admit, she learned a lot about how to vaccume that
day. While Nara washed the truck, Claira go the bike
rack as a wash job. In hind sight, we probably should have
washed that first.
The kids did a great job cleaning up. It was a warm day
Trial Islands Lighthouse
As Helen and I rolled off the Ferry on
Friday night, we saw the moon rising over the Ocean. On a clear
night the moon can look amazing - a giant orange dome.
Since we were in Victoria, I did a bit of reasearch and decided
that the Ross Bay Public Pebbles Beach is where I wanted to be the
The kids haven't had their hair cut
since before COVID. Baths have been getting longer and we have
been replacing shampoo bottles more frequently and with the break in
COVID restrictions and day off, we booked the kids in to get
There are some changes - everyone wears masks and you use hand
sanitizer when you arrive. Most important change for the kids
was the lack of pocky or drinks. The hair cuts were very well
The kids got the shorter hair cuts and bath time on hair wash night
dropped by half. Everyone is happy!
Tags: haircut(5), moon(2), lighthouse(2), astrophotography(2), Outerbridge Park(2), biking(2)
People: Claira(9), Nara(8), Lloyd(2), Janet(1)
From: John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > July 2021
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