Archive for July, 2012

June 27 – Lava Lake

Friday, July 27th, 2012

We went canoeing on Lava Lake with friends, enjoying the peace and flat water before the afternoon breeze.

Water plants

July 25 – Pizza!

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

A new way to make pizza, and use the new grill!

Shiny new grill in June.

July 22- Balloons Over Bend

Sunday, July 22nd, 2012

Rising early, we headed to the Old Mill District to watch the hot air balloons set up, heat the air and rise into the blue central Oregon sky.

For a great time lapse of the balloons lifting off check out;  http://www.balloonsoverbend.com/ !

July 9 – Ochocos

Monday, July 9th, 2012

We took a motorcycle/Jeep tour around  the Ochoco Mountains in early July. We had great weather, beautiful scenery and an altogether wonderful time.

Swallowtail butterfly on fireweed flowers at Bull Prairie Lake in the Umatilla National Forest.

July 2 – Happy 30th Anniversary!

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

We enjoyed a wonderful day in the Deschutes National Forest, including a few glasses of delicious vintage Zinfandel.

A view of Broken Top overlooking Little Lava Lake.