Annually we take off for a weekend on an anniversary get-away. This year we stayed in Mount Vernon - not too far from home. It was our 25th anniversary! We had a wonderful time.

20080320_anniversary0 The first night we ate at a Mexican restaurant.

20080320_anniversary1 The food was pretty good. Melanie had plenty left-over for lunch for the next day.

20080320_anniversary2 The heat was goofy in our room, so we didn't sleep too well the 1st night. Melanie took a nap in the morning and I went over to Anacortes to go on a walk. First I drove up to the top of Mt. Erie for the area view.

20080320_anniversary3 Then I walked around Heart Lake.

20080320_anniversary4 It was a beautiful trail through the woods and one section was full of huge rare old-growth Douglas & cedar trees. That is my jacket hanging on the trunk.

20080320_anniversary5 The lake was lovely.