Saturday, October 30, 2010

A visit from Nei-Nei

Wilda came and visited us for Halloween, and it was a great opportunity for Frances to get re-acquainted with her Nei-Nei.
Since the weather was sunny (but a bit cold) we went for a walk down the pier at Grand Haven.
Here are Frances and Nei-Nei at a farmer's market in Grand Haven, shopping for apples to make applesauce.
Nei-Nei got some schnazzy new sunglasses in her trademark purple.
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Sunday, October 24, 2010

A sunny weekend in October

We had gloriously warm and sunny weather over the weekend, and decided to go out to Holland and spend some time by the lake before snow falls. I took a bunch of pictures, but I am still stubbornly using my film SLR. At this point, my efforts are self-defeating, because my film is now expired and the colors are kind of funky, but, well, I guess my stubborn dutch and german roots are coming out.
Here's Frances on the walk out to the Holland Harbor Lighthouse, known to most of the locals as "Big Red." It was a beautiful afternoon for a walk.
Suzanne and Frances, on the steps of the lighthouse.

Exploring the beach behind the lighthouse.
We went to Tunnel Park after visiting Big Red. Tunnel Park is known for the big tunnel leading from the parking lot out to the beach.
Here is Frances in the tunnel. She had a blast running through it, back and forth, shouting "ECHO! ECHO! ECHO!" at the top of her lungs, and listening to her voice echo back.
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