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Monday, July 12, 2010

Ten Years

My husband and i just returned from a very special weekend away in the San Juan Islands (little beautiful islands off of northern Washington).  We were (and still are) celebrating 10 years of marriage, which feels surreal.  10 years.  It's crazy to think it's been that long since our sweet little wedding in Stowe, Vermont.

It's been quite a ride with terrain of all varieties; smooth & rocky with twists and turns and lots of gorgeous scenery along the way.  And two beautiful little girls who have graced us with their presence and are now along for the ride.

It was so nice to have some uninterrupted time to explore and play and just be together.  And wow!  Did we see some gorgeousness.   

Right after stepping off the ferry, we came upon these sweet words.  They really set the tone for all the wonder that was and is to come...

Time spent on the water kayaking...

Oh, how we wanted to see these beautiful creatures...and we did!  WOW!   This definitely goes on my list of coolest ever experiences.  We saw about 20 of them while we were in our kayaks!  Holy moly are they incredible creatures.  

Whale fin with gorgeous Olympic Mountains in the background.

Quaint little buildings

More beauty

Little Critter Friends

Matt came within a few feet of this sweet little guy

This beautiful one sat perched on his rock for so long, just chilling and posing for us...we kept getting closer and closer and still, he stayed.  

Feeling very relaxed after a couple of days with my guy; eating yummy food, kayaking, seeing whales and other critters, hiking and breathing fresh, lovely air.

Happy Anniversary, sweet husband.  Thank you for sharing it all with me. 


  1. Very sweet...I hope you have many more beautiful years together! What a beautiful place to have celebrated your decade. The picture of you is soooooo beautiful.

  2. What an amazing trip! Congrats on the 10years.

  3. What an amazing trip! Love the photos....I looked up those San Juan islands as I had never heard of them and they look spectacular. Love the scenery and the magical to see the whales! What a way to celebrate ten years!

  4. a big year for you! congratulations! i love that you celebrated in beauty ~


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