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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Watery Wednesday:

In the west hills of Bend, there are some pretty fancy neighborhoods.  Some are gated, and some are not.  One is gated with a very beautiful park that sports a great swimming pool.  You needed a key to get inside.  The pool is gated too.

The houses are very, very nice, though many of the lots looked a bit small to me.  But that is just me.  This is a whole different type of experience than living in rural La Pine, wouldn't you agree?

  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

Now, to get to the Watery Wednesday part!  While I was there, I also took pictures of the pool.  Not very many people were there that day.  

  Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews

There were nice bathrooms where you could change into your swimsuit.  There were picnic tables (I guess there is not a "no food allowed" rule at this pool).  They must trust you to use good judgment or something.

  Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews

The pool itself was a generous size.

  Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews

Some folks were racing.

  Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews

I spotted a bit of synchronized swimming.



 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews

That pool and neighborhood came with a view of the mountains too.  What a nice place to be on an August day.  So, that is that!  I hope that you are having a wonderful end of the summer and are getting in your share of swimming.

~ Kathy M.

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4 comments:

Hart Johnson said...

I love a pool like that--that you can swim real laps in. And I love the mountain view. BTW, noticed your McMenamin's note at the top--I worked for them for 6 1/2 years (all in the Portland area, but 3 pubs)--still love the company and am fact I wrote a mystery in June around a female microbrewery owner who has no small amount of McMenamin's worship.

Kim, USA said...

I agree with you Kathy, we who live in the country side/rural area a land like this is not fun at all. But I loveeee the house. Where are the people in this community? ^_^ Happy Wednesday!

Watery Wednesday

chubskulit said...

Such a huge pool, I so love the last shot!

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Leora said...

Seems like a great place to be a kid - having a pool you can share with your neighbors. Not nearly as crowded as our local pool.

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