S: Donner Lake Summer 2011
BC: "The Party's Over" Ayden Allan 'Water' Edge
FC: The Great Outdoors | Donner Lake Summer 2011
1: CABIN LIFE | What a beautiful view! | The Hodel-Martin Cabin on Donner Lake
2: Resting | Rafting | Fishing | Our first vacation as a family of four was spent at a cabin overlooking Donner Lake. The cabin had a private beach and dock perfect for swimming, fishing, relaxing and admiring the view.
3: Sunning | Ayden age 3 Ainsley 9 weeks old | Snacking | A two week vacation easily extended into three. We were lucky to have Mama GG and Marion with us the entire time to share in the fun, and we had a number of visits from our family and friends.
4: Among the wild raspberry leaves...
6: "What was your favorite part of your day?" "Feeding the geese" said Ayden "and when Mama GG gave them hot sauce"
7: Ayden proudly shows off one of the rainbow trout that Daddy caught | Trout
8: Ayden and Mama GG
9: Making pinecone bird feeders with peanut butter and sunflower seeds was a sticky- yummy project
10: Krystal, Kali and Kath (aka Auntie DoDo) were our regular visitors. They helped watch out for Marion and the kids- from playing Sequence to giving haircuts
11: Little Red Fish the one that got away
14: The boat docking dilema
15: Dock disco with Ayden, Uncle Logan and Lizzie | Catching and eating fresh crawdads
17: Big brother always busy feeding the geese, collecting treasures, finishing projects or making little sister smile.
20: Grandpa Larry and Grandma Donna visit for a day
22: 8 Trout and a happy Fisherman
23: Mama GG's Fish Fry
24: Another day in paradise
27: Nature walk along the lake to the Donner Museum
29: Our last full day of vacation spent enjoying the lake Ainsley's first float in a raft Ayden jumps off the raft for the first time and goes swimming with Daddy