I had the good fortune of having my parents come to visit me in Portland for
Easter. These are pictures of their trip here.


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One of the first places I took my parents was out to the Tulip Festival near Woodburn, OR. Here
are my parents walking out to the tulip farms.


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There was a little train running around the farm with big wooden shoes since it's the Wooden Shoe
Festival.


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The view out to the tulip farms.


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Tulips, tulips, and tulips as far as the eye can see.


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I liked the colour of this one.


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My mom playing tourist.


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Obviously the Dutch have a strong connection to tulips and windmills. More about tulip mania
HERE .


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More tulips.


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My parents surrounded by tulips.


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I thought these ones were crazy. I mean, how do you find the particular gene that says, "Hmm, I think
I want to have frilly things on the ends of my petals".


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The bulb doesn't fall far from the tree? How about my dad's "bulb"-ous nose? You heard it
first from these Two Lips! BOOOO bad jokes.


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The Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival. More on it HERE


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Same picture to the right.


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These tulips are pretty pink.


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How about this picture for a puzzle?


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My dad in a tulip patch.


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I like this picture of my mom.


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More of the kid's train. Some of the cars are wooden shoes, and some are cows. I think my sister
Renee would have wanted to ride the train.


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Right Renee?

Video of the Tulip Farm - VIDEO .


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My friends the Diskos came over to join us for our annual tradition of colouring Easter eggs.


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See Grandma Perrault! This is what I bought with your Christmas money.

Grandma, here is a video of me playing your accordion - VIDEO

Mom, I told you that you snored. Here's proof - VIDEO

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