2015 - 2016 Photo Album

We began the year with our normal two month sabbatical in California,
split between Chowchilla and Pismo Beach.  We were joined by Bob & Pat
and of course Jim & Carol, and finally with a one week visit (in Pismo) by Sharon and Russ.
We left home on January 18th and returned on March 22nd.

   All hooked up and ready to go.

Mt Shasta from the Weed airport rest stop,  Brother Jim helping wash our rig, Julie and Laveta in Redding. 

Our home away from home at The Lakes RV in Chowchilla

Laveta & Rhonda at the Fossil Discovery Center (about 10 minutes south of Chowchilla on US-99)

In the Raymond General Store,  in the Sierra foothills.  Dinner in Merced with Rhonda Calvin & Dona. 

        Last night at The Lakes RV in Chowchilla.

In Pismo Beach.  Jim and friend on the Pismo Pier.

Fun in Pismo.  Dinner at Fin's Resturant

Pat, Carol and Laveta.  Pismo Beach.  Last pict in row was leftovers after a party the night before!

        Laveta, Sharon & Russ at Avila Beach

After dinner with Sharon, Russ, Bob & Pat.  Carol on the beach. 

         Pismo Beach Coast Village RV Resort- where we stayed

                   Lunch at the Ventana Grill    

 A day in San Luis Obispo  with Bob & Pat          

                               Shell Beach (north Pismo)

                                A day in  Morro Bay

                               Last day in Pismo

    Homeward bound.

    Brenna (our neice) flew in from WA. D.C.

Laveta, Bob & Pat, John & Becky At the Yakama Nation RV Park, Toppenish WA.

  Buying Asparagus/pepperjack cheese tamales in Union Gap

At the Central Washington Agricultural Museum, Union Gap.

      Teapot Dome Service Station,  Zilla WA

In Prosser WA- deep fried Asparagus, deep fried Zucchini, deep fried mushrooms!

           Sharon and Russ's R-pod.  They joined us for a couple of days.



At the Enzian Inn, Levenworth WA for the girl's birthdays June2,3,4  2015 |
With a great dinner at Viscontis resturant.

Laveta, Joe, Molly, Carol,   June 2015

     Corn Dog, Museum of Glass, Tacoma

Lemay Car Museum, Tacoma

At the Lobster Shop and Chambers Bay Grill

Our annual family get together on Useless Bay, Whitbey Island WA on July 18th.
Laveta & I stayed the whole week.  Great time!





    Carol, Sharon, Laveta at the Western Washington State Fair,  Sept-2015

                               Laveta, Laveta's 6 Gallon Award,  Chili & Me


  At Port Townsend RV park with the Drakes.  Oct. 2015


                  In our Motorhome:  Carol & Chili on pillows

Sharon (and me) at the Tacoma Symphony. "Pictures at an Exibition"  Mussorgsky & Ravel (actors)

    At Seymour Conservatory        and Tacoma Art Museum, October 2015

   Chili Playing cards with Carol.       Laveta & Chili on Halloween

2016 ========================================================  2016

We began 2016 with our usual two month getaway to Chowchilla and Pismo Beach California.
Departing home January 16th and returning on March 19th.

Snow two weeks before we left.  Mt Shasta and Black Bute in northern CA.

Stayed a couple of days with Jimmy and Jullie in Green Acers RV park, Redding

At the Lakes RV park with Bob and Pat and Later Jim and Carol.



Above three rows of photos taken at Columbia CA, a gold rush town of the 1850's

Eating out in Merced with James, Erica, Savana & Rhonda

Laveta & I  and Jim and Carol at the  Merced County Courthouse Museum

  Carol outside Cornerstone Community Church in Chowchilla (Facebook)
At the Madera Fossil Discovery Center

                     Eating at The Final Round

           The six of us eating outside of Bob & Pat's RV

Aunt Ruby's home at Shell Beach

Jim and Carol eating at Fin's (Grover Beach)

Enjoying the beach

The morning after a blew through the park- 5 RV's destroyed but no injuries'.

Laveta and Chile               Final Pismo sunset

       In the Tacoma Art Museum Cafe.  April 2016

                Laveta & Sharon at the Pantages Theater,  Tacoma

Outside the Tacoma Art Museum and lunch at  Harmon's.  May 2016

With Sharon at a performance of The Four Seasons (Antonio Vivaldi)
by the Tacoma Symphony Orchestra string quartet.
Morso wine bar- Gig Harbor.  22 May, 2016

Emily & Laveta                Laveta in the Red Hot Pub

July 2016, Williamson Get-together, brother John's property in Maxwelton, on Whidbey Island WA

                 Grave of Indian Chief George Snaklin

In Coupville

Carol & Jacob

Jim and Bob looking at John's new boat.  Jacob and Carol out for a ride with John.



Laveta out for Dungeness Crab





Sandinavia:   20 August - 2 September 2016
Denmark: Copenhagen, Odense, Aalborg, Hirsthals
Norway: Stavanger, Bergen, Sognefjord, Geiranger, Lom, Lillehammer, Oslo
Sweden: Karlstads, Stockholm
Photo page (HTMLJournal in (PDF)  5 Pages

Vistitin Bob & Pat - Late September 2016


In Port Townsend WA RV Park with Bob & Pat  Oct 2016



         Lunch at Point Ruston

      Removing wallpaper

      The last meal on our old home of 37 years

             Christmas in our new but unfurnished Condo.