Last week was a very fun time for my family. We took a weeklong vacation to a beautiful resort in Redmond, Oregon. We were there with my side of the family, who I hadn't seen in four years!
The flight was fine - though the drive from Eugene to Redmond was quite frightening at times - with more hairpin turns than I'd ever seen on a road. By the time we made it up and down those mountains, I was, in a word, frazzled.
|Certainly pretty - but WHAT a drive!
But once we got there, it was absolutely lovely. I got to see my folks, two of my four brothers (both younger than I), my baby brother's wife, and their three kids. The resort was fabulous. The weather was lovely. The activities were delightful.
|My daughter and her cousin enjoying a jump into the pool
We went horseback riding (fun, even though both both my daughter and I fell off - no injuries except our pride ;)), swimming, biking, and, of course, just plain visiting with the family. The females even got pedicures.
|Hubby and son in the "Deuce Coupe"
We also took a drive to Crater Lake,
|Beautiful, isn't it?
|The kids taking a break during our hike to the lake
|My kids and my baby brother's oldest enjoying the lake
I have to say, though, the most unique, and perhaps surprising, part of our "furlough" (yeah - I'm stretching it - but this IS an F post, right?? giggle), were the furry friends who hung around the resort - and were much more forward than you would expect.
|Three FAWNS, a doe, and a buck - at our back door!
|The dear loved bread - and my kids loved feeding it to them!
|How often do you see - or get to do - this??
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