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Our Latest Family Trip - Bodega Bay

Beth was away at Disney World this past weekend running the Princess Half Marathon. By some stroke of luck, we actually had a free day with no activities/sports on Sunday, so I started looking for parts of California that we hadn't been to yet. We had been as far north as Point Reyes on previous trips, and knowing how the kids love hiking and the beach, I started searching a bit farther north.

Oscar reviewed the options with me and we decided on Bodega Bay. This area offers a marina, fishing, hiking, a beach and the most spectacular views I've ever seen in California. It turns out that it's also whale watching season, so there were tons of people looking for gray whales as they migrate back north.

Michael decided to stay with a friend for the day and go to basketball practice, so it was just me and the three younger kids. Oscar took on his role as hike leader, Henry tried to constantly scare us by walking to the edge, and Elizabeth worried constantly. At least they're consistent with their roles.

I uploaded the pictures to Google Plus and this afternoon, I got an email that Google created an awesome "story" for me. Click on the picture below to check it out.

We're already planning our next trip here with Beth, Michael and our fishing gear. One guy told us he caught a 52" shark off the beach in the Bay last weekend!


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  1. What a cool idea! You should write a post for every new CA adventure you guys go on! :)

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    1. I used to be so much better about it. I'm going to do my best to write more.

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