When Family Comes to Visit
One of the things I've been enjoying about living here in Portland is the somewhat steady stream of visitors we've had since we have arrived. I suppose it comes with living in a "tourist destination," but I do love when someone comes and stays with us...it's like one big vacation for all of us. With a city like Portland, there is no shortage of attractions, so we now keep a running list of all of our favorite things to do, see, and eat while guests are here.
Recently, my sister-in-law Stormy and two of her children came to stay for a long weekend. It was an especially fun visit because Stormy brought along my nephew, who is only a year older then Z. They had a ball playing together. However, one of the highlights of their trip (for me, anyway) was taking senior pictures for my niece, Dalaney. We trekked allllllllll over the city, while dear hubby kept the kids, to a whole list of places I had never been. They were total troopers and we had the best time spending a few hours just laughing and joking around. I have "lots" of favorites from this session, but here are a few: