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Trip Highlights and Lowlights

It's been a blast sharing our families adventures with you! I'm feeling bad that perhaps I made this trip sound TOO good. I mean, come on. We were traveling with three kids and a pregnant woman (not me, my sister-in-law)... there was bound to be some drama. So here are the TOP FIVE trip highlights and low-lights. Some were captured on film, others were not, for better or worse.

See you back here next week when it's back to business as usual (at least for a few days...)!

Trip Highlights
#5: The ferry ride! (See Our Brief Maritime Adventure)
#4: Driving from Seattle to the Peninsula (See Welcome to Sequim)
#3: My early morning walk with my sweet daughter - you can't plan moments like these.

#2: Eating fresh crab alongside shrimp that my brother-in-law caught himself! Yum!
#1: The Hoh Rainforest! It may be years before I see something that tops this. (See Welcome to the Hoh Rainforest)

Trip Lowlights
#5: Layover at the Salt Lake City airport. It wasn't the SLC thing that was so bad, mostly de-planing and re-planing (is that a word?) with two kids and all.
#4: Kids response to my offer to take them to the beach: "Can we just stay here and watch a movie instead?"
#3: Hearing "are we there yet?" at least 20 times a day.
Snacks and books were the only pacifiers.
#2: My nephew's diaper blow-out in the swimming pool at our hotel. It is every bit as disasterous as your imagining.
 This was all of us before the incident.
#1: My sister-in-law's trip to the ER on day one of our trip. Nothing like starting a vacation with a health scare. Praise the Lord, mommy and baby were fine!

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