Friday, July 19, 2013

darth vader - the movie

hello, victoria!

we spent a night in victoria, bc on our way back home. such a fun town, great restaurants and lots of fun things for kids to do!
family shot- victoria, bc

the boys in front of the famous empress hotel
watching street performers

miniature world!
tiny planes at miniature world

thad & his shark bite caesar. yummy
saturday stroll through beacon hill park

petting zoo
upclose with an alpaca
peacock on the loose
thad with a pygmy goat
climbing trees
a log full of turtles and ducks
sunny saturday
jackie's first cab ride

bye quadra!

we had fun!!! see you next year!

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

2nd annual- quadra island pub crawl

parents on the loose for an afternoon. woo hoo!!!!
our 1st stop- HBI pub. thad's fave
onto stop 2- rick & sara at april point
april point
perfect day for a pub crawl
last stop...the landing (tip: don't order the calamari)

rebecca spit

stand up paddle boarding/surfing...quadra style!

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

rainy day

we headed to the campbell river (aka "the big city") to keep ourselves entertained on a rainy summer day.
looking good in our 3D glasses watching Turbo

jackie tackling minions at the theater

campbell river aquarium
aquarium highlight- squeegee-ing the fish tanks

jackie & kali- cooped up in the car...waiting for the ferry
...and the sun finally came out! checking out otters with dee at the ferry

aloha, marnie

thad, nana & kali headed to the beach

the procession of family
sara (with a tiny glass of wine for marnie), rick & kali

nana giving a toast

kali & nana
sarah, with wine ready for toasting

uncle john and jackie headed back home
group pic (as you can see, it's hard to get ten people to smile at the same time)

sweet kali

more s'mores
aine & thad

cousins- serious

cousins- not so serious
finding nemo- kid movie time