Monday, July 27, 2009

The renewing of my soul...

I decided to drop everything and go back to Oregon with my hubby for his last week of training. I am soooo glad I did. I have been on "vacation" for three days and I can't believe how relaxed I feel. We stopped by Crater Lake and then did a day trip out to the Oregon shore via the National Redwood Forest.
Can you believe the size of this tree? Apparently it is somewhere around 1200 years old.
This is the view from the room we are staying at during DH's training. I wish I could afford to golf, but I guess I'll just sit on the deck and watch.
This is where I let all my cares wash away with the waves.
I'm thinking that maybe my dog is having the best time of all.
Can you see my dog swimming in the surf?

I did bring my tatting so I do plan to tat this week...Whoo hoo! This is just what the doctor ordered.

16 comments:

Krystle said...

Ah yes, tatting is good for the soul!

That view doesn't hurt either.

Becky said...

I'm glad that you were able to get away and spend some time with hubby and enjoy God's creation!

Becky

Lace-lovin' Librarian - Diane said...

What a beautiful place for renewal!

sewmuchfun4 said...

Wow! That looks WONDERFUL!!! It's great you and your husband are getting to share some of that beautiful scenery together!
Enjoy! Enjoy! Enjoy!
Ann

Marty said...

Ahhh, Oregon is a wonderful place to vacation! I'm glad you're getting a break WITH hubby and time to tat.
Oh, yeah -- this is a wiggle car: http://tinyurl.com/mkte79
You sit on the red part, put your feet up on the black spots then wiggle the steering wheel gizmo back and forth, which makes the car go. No pedaling, pushing, motors or anything. I gotta tell you though, it looks better under kids than adults (but works for adults, too).

Gina said...

I love that last pic....wish I could be there RIGHT NOW! Would also love to see those trees. Have heard so much about them.

Ladytats said...

what a wonderful week. after all the work you have done getting your house put back together, you deserve a break.
Have a wonderful time with you DH too.
happy tatting, we will be interested to see what new ideas you have for us when you get back.

TattingChic said...

That looks like a fabulous break! I wish I could go do something like that! :)

Valerie said...

glad you made that decision... to take a well deserved break! enjoy yourself.

Susanne said...

Oh what alovely place to go for a vacation - doggie seems to think so too, lol.
Do enjoy your vacation and the free time with DH.

Suzanne said...

Yes! That sort of a break is exactly what the doctor ordered. So glad that you decided to take it and enjoy the delights of summer. Chicane definitely has the right idea. Be well. Be happy.

tattrldy said...

Good for you! How wonderful to be with your DH and be in such a wondeful place. Enjoy yourself!

TAT19540 said...

Never been to Oregon-uhmmm I see ANOTHER road tripLol. Well maybe next summer. The scenery is gorgeous and your puppy looks like its having a swell time 'cooling' off! So glad you are able to be with your sweetie-men do make life complete!(Ok tatting helps!) Enjoy the rest of your summer.:)-

Tatskool said...

happy for you, it looks divine.

Fox said...

That has to be a magical tree! Enjoy your getaway!

ps Wonderful pic of the dog!

Ridgetatter said...

Oh, I could virtually 'feel' myself there; don't you love the 'hush' of the redwoods? And I love the area around Seaside and Astoria. When I learned I had cancer a third time, DH took me on an extended trip up the CA/Oregon Coast. We visited all the places we lived when we were first married.
I thought, at that time, that it was my last view of the places I loved.
I hope to go again to scatter my daughter's ashes where she first began her life as a child. Happy Memories.
It really is a 'healing place"
love, Bev