Tuesday, June 22, 2010

LOVING OREGON

We are still in Oregon at DS#1's house and loving it! It is warmer today - in the 70's. 50's tonight! I just checked weather in Texas and it is in the 90's. Soon we will be returning to the heat.

This waterfall was at Silver Falls State Park near Salem, OR. We went on a hike and saw several gorgeous waterfalls. The hike was rather rough on DH (he has some breathing problems and there was too much uphill hiking for him). I don't think we'll be doing much more hiking on this trip!
This is the quilt I gave my GD for her 18th birthday. She likes it!
These 2 close-up blocks show the quilting on it. I was pretty happy at the way the quilting came out. Elaine gave me some really good pointers on how to do it, which really helped! Thanks, Elaine!

This quilt will be given to our niece next week in Wyoming - her baby is due in July.

I haven't been able to post lately because at DS's home, he has an internet safety network (for the kids) and we couldn't use the wi-fi without him making changes, etc. I'm at a cafe today. Hopefully, I will be able to post again soon.

13 comments:

Monica said...

Glad to hear you're having a good time. Take your time getting back...the Texas heat will wait for ya. LOL. You might want to think about bringing those 70s temperatures back with you.

P.S. Like the quilts.

Liriopia said...

Pretty quilts! So glad you are having such a great time.

Liri

Theri said...

Looks like the view at the end of the hike was worth the trip! Beautiful quilts you are giving away and just for the record the thermometer currently says "100"... Hope you are really enjoying your cooler weather! :) Theri

Christine said...

Beautiful(quilts and scenery)! I love the I Spy quilt- so cute for a little one :) Christine

Katie said...

The quilting on your granddaughter's quilt is fantastic. Didn't you just get a new machine to do that? Must be a short learning curve for you! That waterfall looks wonderful (it's hot where I am, too, so running through it sounds pretty nice).

---"Love" said...

Enjoy the cool weather while you can! There is to be no let up here for a while, all the weathermen are saying!
The work on your quilts is simply beautiful! I'm sure they will be loved for years to come.
Take care of hubby and be careful coming home. ---"Love"

Lee Prairie Designs said...

Wow, beautiful quilts! Thank you for sharing with all of your followers!

Enjoy all the good weather as long as you can. It is hot in Des Moines, Iowa too! But it is better than last winter!!!!

Take care and have a wonderful relaxing trip back home.
Carolyn from Des Moines, Iowa

Lori said...

So glad you enjoyed Silver Falls. The weather has been much colder in Oregon than usual, but I guess you should enjoy it while you can.
Are you still going through Central Oregon???

a good yarn said...

The falls look amazing! Your GD's quilt is fabulous and I really like the quilting design. How cute is that eye spy quilt! Cheers, Ann :-)

Breezy Bree said...

The quilts are lovely, and I really like the quilting on the first quilt. Its hot here finally, well I say hot its about 22 rising to 28 later woohoo!

Teresa said...

The quilts are great, Oregon is great and I am so glad you are enjoying your trip. Can't wait until we can get our camper and hit the road too. We have a neice in Bend,Oregon that we plan to visit on our journey out west.

Beth said...

The waterfall is just beautiful. Glad you are enjoying your trip. Your quilts are just fantastic..love the quilting too.
Happy traveling!

Marsha said...

Your quilts are beautiful and I'm sure they will be well loved. I visited Silver Falls State Park a few years ago on a visit with my step son. It is a gorgeous place but those hills are tough!