Look who is visiting us from Green Bay, our favorite and most frequent guests; Mom and Dad! They arrived yesterday, on my birthday. What a perfect gift. We had a few friends join us for dinner and I made some fancy hamburgers with Portuguese linguica sausage and ground sirloin, garnished with an orange aioli and cilantro leaves and sliced pineapple. Cooking is so much fun in summer when I have the time and can experiment. Of course I had my favorite birthday cake, the Heath Bar cake mom has made me since I was about 8 years old. Yummy! The guests seem to have slept well, although mom was awake first (I'm sure that surprises non of my siblings). Today we ate breakfast and lounged on the deck and I had a run and then a walk with my mom. Then off we went to Snoqualmie Falls. I hadn't been there in about 14 years! Due to the record snow in the mountains last winter, it was really flowing fiercely. Don't worry, Lisa and Lynn, I took good care them; no one got too close to the edge.
What was I doing, catching flies? I think it is difficult to get a good picture of Chris and I together and usually I blame it on him but this time it is me looking somewhat of a goofball. Oh well, at least it shows that I was happy!