Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Simple Pleasures

Last Friday, the weather was a bit chilly and the rain showers were on and off again. Nonetheless, I packed up the kiddos and headed to a spot I'd been meaning to introduce them too for quite sometime.
Trojan Park is what is left of a demolished nuclear power plant site, sitting along the Columbia River. In the early 90's, Oregonians voted to shut it down and back in 2006 the cooling tower was demolished.What is left, is a pretty wetlands park, home to many geese and water fowl and in the spring and fall, a resting place for migratory birds.
I packed the old bread and put the muck boots on the kiddos and off we went to feed the geese! How delighted where they when some of the bolder geese got up close to snatch a crumb. (I stayed close to make sure the geese behaved themselves).

We didn't get rained on, which wouldn't have mattered anyway, as in Oregon, you do what you need to do regardless of the weather! :)
I'm looking forward to taking the kids back again soon.
Cheers ~ Jenni DutchTouchBeads


  1. That last picture is just darling! What a nice way to repurpose something that was once a toxic drain on the environment!

  2. oh wow... that implosion pic is neat. so good that they are using the land for something eco friendly now! ;)

  3. How cute is that :) I love little pink jackets :) T.