Winter came roaring back with a series of storms that dumped over a foot of snow in parts of the Cascade Mountains. Of course we had scheduled a trip to Bend during this time! We had a good trip over the mountains to Bend, then a couple of inches of snow fell in Bend. We returned over slushy, icy roads safely to Newport!
Looking back from whence we came, at the snow covered foothills of the Cascades, along the shore of Foster Reservoir in Sweet Home;