Sand Doom and Cheese

When you’re assigned to a place that you have visited many many times it can be hard to pass the time while your wife is at work. That is how I have been feeling with this current assignment. I love the coast and the town of Newport but wanted to do something new and exciting with the kids. A couple of weeks ago I took the kids to Agate Beach Wayside and they loved the mini sand dunes that we found there. I told the kids that these were not really sand dunes and I would take them to see some. Today was that day. I took the kids this morning to Pacific City to play on the dune by Pelican Pub.
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They had a wonderful time climbing up to the top and running back down.

When Caleb saw the dune he said “that is not a sand dune it is a sand DOOM”

After the dune the kids wanted to play in the nearby tide pools.
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They especially love catching hermit crabs.
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Since Hannah has been wanting to climb into a lighthouse we drove up to Cape Meares to see the lighthouse that is there.
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The kids had fun and Hannah got to see the light up close.

Since we were so close to Tillamook at that point we had to end the day with a trip to the cheese factory.
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It was a fun exciting and full day and we are tired, but it was well worth it.

~Chad

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