One of the highlights of this trip was visiting our friends, Cris and Con.
Yes that is Cris Artist in Oregon, who I met through blogging.
This was our third meet up in person and our first time spending the night in their lovely home.
By now it feels like being with long time friends, as Cris and I keep up by email
as well as blog visits.
Before getting to their house after leaving Crater Lake we stopped at Watson Falls and took a wonderful hike up to the falls. The trail was full of beautiful ferns, redwood trees, and other greenery and wild flowers. The falls were magnificent and literally took our breath away.
The second hike was to Toketee Falls and again we were blown away by the beauty we saw there.
By the time we got to Cris and Con's home we were ready to sit and relax.
We sat in their beautiful backyard and gardens of roses, daisies and other flowers.
Annie was happy to see us too as we were her.
And we got to pet Daisy the cat as well. She is so pretty and soft.
DH did a good job entertaining us all with his guitar (actually this was Cris' guitar) and singing. Con we learned plays the harmonica and keyboard. He also sang along on some of the songs he was familiar with.
Cris and I drew and painted. On the second day there we went across the road to her friend's home who lives on the Umpqua river. I drew this huge tree and swing in her yard while Cris drew the river.
I also drew the animal life there...birds, ducks, chickens, bunny, and Annie of course!
Stay tuned for more pages from our ten day trip...It started on Monday of this week if you missed that post scroll down one.