I made it safely back to Kansas via a redeye flight yesterday. It's nice to come back home ... from home. Here are some more snapshots from my trip with my family. We stayed in a beach house in Manzanita, Oregon for a couple nights. It was a beautiful area! The first day we were there we hiked to the very top of Neah-Kah-Nie Mountain which had an absolutely breathtaking view of the ocean! After taking a couple wrong turns and almost missing the path to the summit we eventually made it. Manzanita is in a gorgeous part of the coast. I'd never really been up to the north part of the Oregon coast, and it was just as beautiful as the rest! One of the beaches we stopped at required you to walk through a bit of old growth forest before you reached the sand.
I had a wonderful time at home and it was so good to see my friends, family, and Oregon again. It had been an entire year since I'd been back! Hopefully next time it won't be quite as long. Now I'm back in Kansas though, and can't get too settled in... I'm leaving for a choir tour to Germany this Friday!
It's a busy time of year, hope everyone is surviving!