with Greg, Mary, and Oliver

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We relaxed with Sponge Bob for a while after arriving at Greg and Mary's house in Salem. Lady watched too (she's a Ridgeback/Greyhound mix - see her ridge?).
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There's Oliver. And the view out the back door of the house.
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The next morning, Anna and Sylvie ate breakfast in the kitchen. Then we all headed out to Silver Falls State Park about 25 miles east of Salem.
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There's all this great moss-like stuff on the trees.
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The first waterfall that we came across, and the pool in front of it.
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The second waterfall had a very big space behind it where you could walk.
Part of the guest suite in Greg and Mary's basement.
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The walk from the guest room to the pool.
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Making smores.
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The slate pool deck is quite nice.
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The kids relax by the fire.
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Greg prepares the fireworks show,
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which we watch from the hot tub.


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