After a few more situations where I exhibited my Christine Skills on spectacular levels (a flat tire on our tow vehicle the day before leaving that was not my fault, but occurred under my watch; and throw in a broken ink bottle splattering all over the place) we got on the road and had safe and uneventful travels as we made our way to Oregon this past week.
We took the scenic Eastern Sierra route up US 395 to get up to Oregon. I spent my pre-teen and teenage years growing up in the foothills of the Sierra Nevadas on the western side, in a little town called Oakhurst (about 40 miles north of Fresno and 20 miles south of Yosemite’s southern gate). I do not ever recall seeing the Sierras from the eastern side though, so I had to take a picture!
Our dogs travel well with us, and enjoy the comfort of the motor home. Mugsy likes to spend most of his time in his bed on the floor between the Mister’s chair and mine. I was able to get him to spend a bit of time in my lap though. This is his “can I please get down now, Mom?!” face.
Ginger, on the other hand, is a lap dog and zonked out about 25 seconds after I put her in my lap. She and I both settled into our comfy places; me with my cozy quilt and kindle, and her with my comfy lap and arm. She can’t sleep unless she’s resting her head on something and in this chair she prefers that ‘something’ be my arm. It’s a bit uncomfortable, but once she starts snoring I can slowly move my arm out and replace it with the chair arm. She’s such an adorable snuggle-bug!
I love driving into southern Oregon. Klamath Lake is beautiful, and I couldn’t resist snapping this picture. I was blown away to see snow on the mountain peak too. Such a different climate than Lake Havasu.
We drove through Sisters, and I took a picture of the Three Sisters in the background. Still with the snow! Gorgeous view, and a gorgeous day for traveling.
Since we were traveling on Memorial Day weekend, Sisters was bustling with visitors. I grabbed a quick picture of The Stitchin’ Post as we drove by and was surprised to notice there were no people walking by as I took the image. The people were there, and a lot of them, I promise!
We arrived at the Salem Elks by Sunday afternoon. They had a sign posted that the RV park was full, but the Mister found out that they had not changed it from the previous day. We had a prime spot available to park in and we will be here for the next week while we wait to take possession of our house on Sunday evening. I am counting the days! We have driven by our little house at least 5 or 6 times, and walked by it twice. I’m sure we have long passed stalker status, but at least I have restrained myself from asking the sellers if I can help them pack.
On Sunday we went to visit the graveside of the Mister’s mother, who just passed away in March, and his father who was a WWII veteran. I am thankful to him, and to all of the other service men and women, who have served our Country to secure, and keep, our freedoms.
This week’s To-Do list:
- Take possession of the Oregon house!
June is the start of guest bloggers hosting To-Do Tuesday. Next week, June 7th, will be hosted by Sarah of Georgia Girl Quilts. Be sure and head over there, but if you forget I’ll have a post up here redirecting us to Sarah’s blog to link up!
The To-Do Tuesday Summer Schedule:
June 7th: Sarah of Georgia Girl Quilts
June 14th: Myra of Busy Hands Quilts
June 21st: Here – Stitch All The Things
June 28th: Amy of Swimming in a Sea Of Estrogen
July 5th: Here- Stitch All The Things
July 12th: Bernie of Needle and Foot
July 19th: Myra of Busy Hands Quilts
July 26th: Amy of Swimming in a Sea Of Estrogen
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