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Santa was already in the Vacouver Airport when I arrived.

How about this great red tabby in the liquor store in Blaine! Fun shopping experience.

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The hotel room is ready for our Caravan

  Now this is what I call Christmas shopping weather!

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Here is what the first day of shopping looked like

The long trek across the field to dinner

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There was so much food from yesterday we had to heat up the leftovers in the hotel mini kitchen.

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Then the dinner...

...and the computing

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Next all of the fun shopping in Bellingham on our Christmas Caravan

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Now this is a hardware store (Kenny)

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Side trip to see the new shed at the motorhome condo

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Here is another store in Washington with a resident cat. Seems that there is no need for guard dogs in the great northwest when we have these great guard cats.

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This is fun, a personal movie for two on the ferry to Victoria

Linda makes a thrid Caravan shirt for Ann

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Jonathan's smokey desert

How nice a lunch invite from Janet and Jonathan to a Christmas season lunch.

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This was just to show all the flowers outside the stores on December 24th

I LOVE this Christmas weather!

Christmas in Victoria

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This house was voted the best Christmas house in Victoria

I wonder why?

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The chefs and Christmas dinner...including the mountain of potatoes

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Look at the crown!

She must be the Qween of Christmas!

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And Christmas dinner was wonderful

Ann decides to check out the Palm Pilot and keyboard

She sure looks techie to me

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Great swimming and wave pool in Victoria

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All of the excitement tired poor Sonny out.

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More fine dining in Victoria

Christmas in North Van

Check out these handsome men I get to hang out with!

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Uncle Chris loves his nephews

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What fun with Chris and Laurie and those beautiful boys opening the presents

Thank you Laurie, for the best Christmas present you could have dreamt up. A whole evening of just the two of us and the show.

Be certain that I LOVED this evening out

Thank you

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And here is the rest of my fun stay in Vancouver

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Here is a fun cat toy

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Anne here are some special pictures for you...Look familiar?

     

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What fun shopping is with a stop at

Go

Bananas

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Having a New Year's celebration with the Mommy group

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The kids created their own beach new year party

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Time to go outside for some New Year fireworks

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A little relaxing and home to bed

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New Year's Day had some playing with Chris

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Meet the wiggler
   
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Now off to Grandma's & Grandpa's house for a lovely New Year dinner and....

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Chris' new headart

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Professor Jake

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... A Birthday for Lane (aka Daddy)

Such a special Dad needs two cakes!

 
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Jake in the shopping car-cart.

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Bowling at Rev's

 
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My adventure on the Sea Bus

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I had some very special strolling along Robson with Chris as we had a little lunch an spent a lovely day

I even got a beautiful hat and scarf from my baby for Christmas.

Thanks honey!

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Spending a little more home time with my beautiful family before the trip heading home again

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This is just a picture because I am always so happy to find some likeness in Laurie and me

Gotta love wipe off boards!

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Farewell to the beautiful Sunny West Coast

I can't help myself, I take this picture from Lane and Laurie's deck everytime I am there

I will never get tired of this view!

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