Thursday, October 27, 2016

School and Projects

Stacia and I finished up her school for the week. 

I finished anything the boys needed my help on. Mostly we had a rip-roaring discussion about Friendly Persuasion for their "Movies as Lit elective."

Tomorrow Stacia and I head out on a road trip. 

She took cookies to a neighbor. They told her they LOVE US....that's always fun to hear. The park is clearing out as most of the elderly full timers have moved on as the owner raised the rates. We aren't sure how long Mr. & Mrs. G will be with us. They said they'll evaluate in Jan. They use their RV as a second home. They come for a couple of weeks and then go to Eureka for 1 - 2 weeks. 

Stacia and I also did this......favors for Arielle's bridal shower. One sticker said, "It all started with a kiss."  Stacia informed me that would be inaccurate as, "It all started with a wink."  

Still a bit surprised ARIELLE is getting married
 Then, we made these - only three of us like caramel apples....

I'd forgotten how sticky they can be. 

High Waters Are Coming

Posted by Michael 

Here are some looks at the  Smith River after three days of rain. It's rising. The wind was amazing. We have some video clips, but no time to edit them tonight. 

The white water down the middle and in the foreground is hiding a lot of rocks that usually defines the Big Dipper from the rest of the river.  At flood stage, the rollers are a good ten feet in height and roar with attitude...

The bar across the beach is starting to be covered. The water in the trees (foreground of photo) is the area we usually sit in. LOL

You can barely see the top of Big Rock down's usually quite big and great for climbing all over. 

Our beach is disappearing - water is usually the trees

There is a little creek here  the kids spend hours fussing's overgrown it's borders.

Sheep Pen Gulch is full

 Looking downstream from Slant Bridge you can see Myrtle Creek pouring into the main channel almost center of the photo.

This is looking upstream from Slant Bridge.