Cannon Beach

The entire Himself Clan gathered together at Cannon Beach to celebrate Gramma and Grandpa Himself’s 50th Wedding Anniversary. What memories we created and shared! Here is a brief photo album of our time together.

We wrote big love notes in the sand.

Let the children take pictures of us for a change.



God’s Creation!

Invaded the beach.

Flew kites.

Built sandcastles.


Roasted marshmallows on the beach.

Acted Silly!

Celebrated their 50 Years Together!

Robin Sue


  1. Anonymous
    Posted July 27, 2010 at 9:13 AM | Permalink

    What beautiful pictures! It looks like an amazing trip. 🙂

  2. CAW
    Posted July 27, 2010 at 10:17 AM | Permalink

    oh I am so glad to see the lady behind the apron- you are so beautiful!! the family and I are heading to the beach soon and we make the same old same ole
    beaufort stew- and quick sandwhich's for the beach- do you have any good BEACH recipes??
    on the beach and off??

  3. Kathy
    Posted July 27, 2010 at 10:57 AM | Permalink

    Glad you had a great time with your family!!! I love the idea of the kids taking pics of the parents for a change!!!

    I have a quick question — how did you make the glow-in-the-dark stick figure costumes? Did you take normal glow sticks and pin it to the kid's clothes? My daughter's old kindergarten class was so close that we have an annual camping trip together – this would be TONS of fun for them to do!!! Next summer will be our 4th annual trip!!! I'd love any suggestions you might have!

    Thanks :O)

  4. Fallon
    Posted July 27, 2010 at 11:20 AM | Permalink

    What a celebration, that is amazing!

  5. Kathy
    Posted July 27, 2010 at 11:54 AM | Permalink

    Thanks for getting back to me so soon Robin – I really appreciate it!!! This idea sure beats the hundreds of $$$ they want to charge you online for the costumes!!!

    Thanks again :O) Happy Summer!!!

  6. biz319
    Posted July 27, 2010 at 2:44 PM | Permalink

    I love the picture of you and your husband – you are looking awesome!!

    All those kids – what a fun time and happy Anniversary to them!!

  7. Kelly
    Posted July 27, 2010 at 3:21 PM | Permalink

    Awesome, awesome, awesome – all of it! The pic of you and Himself is fantastic and I LOVE the glow stick vid. So cute!

  8. noble pig
    Posted July 27, 2010 at 3:28 PM | Permalink

    Umm really? You know you were less than an hour from me? AH!!!

  9. pigpigscorner
    Posted July 27, 2010 at 3:59 PM | Permalink

    Beautiful pictures! that roasted marshmallows and choc looks AWESOME!

  10. Karen
    Posted July 27, 2010 at 4:17 PM | Permalink

    I'm sure you all had a great time!

  11. 12th Man Training Table
    Posted July 27, 2010 at 6:06 PM | Permalink

    love that part of the country! looks like y'all had a great time. cheers!

  12. FOODalogue
    Posted July 27, 2010 at 7:33 PM | Permalink

    Lovely and fun…but where's Cannon Beach?

  13. Christy Johnson
    Posted July 28, 2010 at 12:19 AM | Permalink

    Holy smokes! Your in-laws look just like the patriarch and matriarch of a large family we spent time with at Lakeside Bible Camp two summers ago. Is that possible?

  14. kim @ mommyknows
    Posted July 28, 2010 at 1:46 AM | Permalink

    Amazing photos!

    Congratulations to the happy couple. 50 years, amazing 🙂

  15. Amy
    Posted July 28, 2010 at 7:02 AM | Permalink

    What gorgeous photos, and it looks like an amazing time was had by all.
    What a wonderful milestone!

  16. Robin Sue
    Posted July 28, 2010 at 8:57 AM | Permalink

    Christy Johnson- yep that's them! And all of us. We did Cannon Beach instead of LBC this year.

  17. grace
    Posted July 28, 2010 at 4:39 PM | Permalink

    terrific photos, robin sue! congrats to the sweethearts–50 years together is awesome. 🙂

  18. Mimi
    Posted July 28, 2010 at 9:41 PM | Permalink

    50 years, how awesome. Congrats to the "Newly" weds!
    Nothing like family fun.

  19. CAW
    Posted July 28, 2010 at 11:05 PM | Permalink

    WOW! fast response, a visit to the blog and a comment I had the perfect day today- thanks for your suggestions I am making a grocery list now….. yum and searching for a midnight snack… bikini snack bikini …. oh i must resist the urge….. 🙂

  20. Kirstin
    Posted July 30, 2010 at 11:10 AM | Permalink

    What a fun time. We are about an hour or so away from Canon Beach (in washington), but we love,love, love the Oregon Coast. It is so beautiful!!

  21. EAT!
    Posted August 2, 2010 at 10:10 AM | Permalink

    Don't you just love, love the beach?! I can never get enough of it and will someday live by one.

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