A Beautiful Birthday

Yesterday I turned 18. Part of me is like, yeah, 18, cool, no big deal.  A really small part.  Mostly I cannot believe it.  These past few years (meaning like the last 5!) have totally flown by, and I am getting super excited and a teeny tiny bit freaked out by this whole next step called becoming an adult.  I am so not an adult yet, and I don’t think I will be for a while.  But the experiences and friends I’ve had over the past few years have definitely helped me to begin the long process of becoming one in the best way possible. 

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Yesterday I went over to the Islands for the day with Mike.  We started out on Lopez where Mike was working for a little while, then visited Orcas to get together with his old friend and see the beautiful Inn he owns over there. 

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We got to peek into the inspiring kitchen at the Inn, and meet the sweet mama pigs and their adorable piglets that he is raising.

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Before catching the ferry back to Anacortes we had a delicious meal at an Italian restaurant in downtown Orcas, and I left full, happy, and grateful. 

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This past year has been so fun, interesting, and challenging.  I am really curious how these next few big years are going to fold out for me and my friends and family- I’m sure we will all have some adventures!  Here’s to another year of growing and enjoying it.

 

xo, Mason

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