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Wednesday, July 29, 2009

McCreadie Hot Springs, Highway 58, Willamette Pass, Oregon

A popular spot for a smoke break, and right next to the highway just outside of Oakridge, you will find the beautiful McCreadie Hot Springs. We like to stretch our legs and walk down the short trail to see what is going on.

People have been working on these pools, and they are looking pretty nice these days. Thank you, hard working pool workers.

My only complaint about this spot is the litter that lazy people leave behind. Give a hoot, don't pollute! Next time we go to Eugene I think I will bring some garbage bags to haul away some of the mess. Litterbugs, please pack it out ... for goodness sakes it is just a matter of feet back to your car.



Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews


 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews

Some people wear swimsuits, and some do not. These people did not, and some lady (me) who likes to take interesting and/or beautiful pictures for her blog came along and took a picture of them enjoying the hot springs in the buff. With an umbrella. Jeepers! The woods are full of spies. Even if you click on the picture to enlarge it, they are far enough away to remain anonymous. But just remember, whether you are nude or not, you are fair game to photographers at this joint.



 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews


 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
This guy has his clothes on. I think he saw the camera.


 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews


 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews

 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews

 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews

 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews

 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews


 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews

For more info, please go to
Oregon Hot Springs.com


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Salt Creek Falls, Highway 58, Willamette Pass, Oregon

 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews

 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews

 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews

 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews

 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews

 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews

Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews

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La Pine Sunset, July 2009:

 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews

 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews

 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews

 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews

 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews

 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews

 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews

 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews

 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews

 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews

Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews

Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews

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Nigel's Going Away Party:

On Monday afternoon, Cary and I drove over to Eugene to Mom's house for my baby boy's going away into the Navy party. Nigel's best friends came, along with his sturdy, there-for-you, no-matter-what family. We ate pizza, salad, ice cream and punch. It was 86 when we left home, and 2 hours later in Eugene it was 103. Hot and miserable, with a few flies thrown in, but we had a nice time regardless.

Nigel drove with his recruiter to Portland yesterday and stayed overnight ... flying out to Chicago and boot camp this morning. Whoa! Please keep him in your prayers. We won't hear from him for several weeks. He is signed up for communications.



Casey and Me
(Finally, a good picture of me!)


Max, Kari, Jesse, Kristin, Casey, Ethan,
Kathy, Nigel and Derrick


Max, Kari, Jesse, Kristin, Casey, Ethan,
Kathy, Nigel and Derrick


Kari, Kristin, Casey, Kathy and Nigel


Cary giving Nigel the four things you need
to know about boot camp speech.


Grandma Jody eating her ice cream.


Mom and Cary, sweltering in the living room.


La Braun trying to keep cool.


Nigel


Jessie, Max, Nigel, Derrick, Kristin and Ethan,
with Kristin's dog Cody


Max


Jessie, Max, Nigel and Ethan


Angie


Ethan and Derrick


Nigel, Ethan and Derrick


Kari and Casey


Nigel, Kari, Ethan, and Derrick


Jesse and Max


Mom's table set for dinner.

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