Sunday, June 21, 2009

Happy Fathers Day

We've never explored the Olympic peninsula of Washington State, so a picnic to the area was me and Marcie's present to Paul for Fathers Day. The weather was suppose to be iffy, but thankfully the rain held off for us to catch a glimpse of this beautiful area.

There were still lots of wildflowers mixed with bits of snow still on the ground. It was a little chilly up at the top, but the views were well worth it.

One day soon we will come back and explore more. We'll need to leave the furry friend at home though because she's not allowed on the hiking trails.

After spending just a short time at the top of the viewpoint, the weather started to roll in. Had we shown up a bit later, it would have been completely covered with clouds.
The picnic turned out great, and Paul really enjoyed what I had prepared, fried chicken, deviled eggs, carrot salad and chocolate chip cookies.

The lavendar fields are not quite ready, just now starting to bloom, but we stopped for a quick peek at one of the roadside farms.

All in all I think it turned out to be a perfect day for one of my favorite Dads, who definitely deserves to have a special day all his own.


Suzelle said...

What gorgeous pictures !!!! Paul looks very happy :)

Tracy said...

Susan~What a Wonderful Wife you are! How lovely that the weather held off just long enough for you to catch that fabulous view of the mountains. ...and if the lavender fields look that pretty now, I can't imagine how they look at the peak!

Sue Thomas said...

What a wonderful Father's Day present, Susan! Love the photos!!!

Jill said...

I can't imagine a more perfect day. You're a good wife to take the time to appreciate Paul in such a special way. What a gorgeous group of photos showcasing your day!