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Ann Again and again Starting The Week Off...

This week I'm starting the week off with memories of the weekend. 

For Father's Day Rob wanted to go for a drive up the Columbia Gorge and take in the amazing natural beauty.  Perfect thing to do on a Sunday.

Ann Again and again Starting The Week Off... Father's Day
Walking along the wall of Vista House.  (Across the river is Washington State)  Lily following Rob.  Our 12 year old is almost as tall as we are - and that's 5'10!

Ann Again and again Starting The Week Off... Father's Day
 It's a beautiful day in the Gorge
Ann Again and again Starting The Week Off... Father's DayRob and Katie made it to the bridge of Multnomah Falls.  (Let's see... notice that person with their arms in the air? Well, that's not either of them ;->  They're 2 spots over.) 

Ann Again and again Starting The Week Off... Father's Day

This was a difficult adventure for Lily because she's becoming afraid of heights.  The Vista House sits high atop a hill on the Gorge and Multnomah Falls is the highest waterfall in Oregon.  She didn't even want to try to make it to the bridge this time, so I kept her company.

How are you with heights?  For some reason it doesn't bother me.  But there is NO WAY I could Skydive or Bungee jump.  It's one thing to be up high, it's another to drop.  Are heights a problem for you?  If so, do you have ways to get over the fear?  I would love to help my Lily out :->

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