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Sunday, February 28, 2010

Trip to Bend, OR for a getaway!

On Feb 24th, we headed down to Bend, OR for a little mid-winter getaway. We stayed at a friend's corporate house at the Pronghorn Community (Fazio/Nicklaus courses) which was totally amazing. Allen and Rosy joined us from Walla Walla, and Dave, Lily and Alex came down from Portland too!

The view from the suite at Sunrise - the house sits on the 3rd Tee box of the Nicklaus course
The bar off the TV room

The TV Room

The beautiful kitchen

Our first breakfast together.......

Jack and Rosy playing
Formal Dining and Sitting Room

More of the TV Room

We visited the High Desert Museum - it's really neat, a little indoors, a little outdoors....

Mission of the High Desert Museum:
Through exhibits, wildlife, and living history, the High Desert Museum creates learning experiences to help audiences discover their connection to the past, their role in the present, and their responsibility to the future.

Josie with Allen and Rosy
Jack and Ron
In the old town areas

Josie and Jack at the sturgeon tank - they LOVED this...

Outside at the chicken coop
Checking out the outhouse

A couple bald eagles were near the birds of prey area
A photo of the Pronghorn house we stayed at
View from the cart path

Enjoying the outdoor fireplace on the back patio

Carol, Rosy and Josie
Jack getting his bottle fireside

Doing a little gambling, waiting for the Casias Family to arrive...
Ron and Dave's ping pong match

The boys went off to play the 3rd hole for fun

Dave teeing off

Josie learning how to play the Wii

The boys enjoying their cigars
While the girls enjoyed the hot tub
The kids at breakfast the next AMThe view from the upstairs hallway - looking like a great day for Ron and Dave to hit Mt Bachelor!
The girls took the kids into Bend to hit the outlets....this is happy Jack - he's almost always happy...
Alex and Josie's silly faces
Another night hanging by the outdoor fireplace

Our final morning, we hit up the Club House Pro Shop - this is the view from the back of the Club House
As you enter the Club House

The Casias Family leaving.......

On our drive out of Bend...
...towards Sisters, OR

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Interior Trim

It's a slow go on the interior trim, but you must remember, Ron is recycling wood (oak) demoed from one of his previous jobsites. Lots of sanding, trimming and staining happening in our garage! He started with framing the doors, then he created the window sills, and now is on the baseboards. He's doing an amazing job!
This is where it begins in the garage...

The door trim looks amazing!

Top trim by the built in desk
Baseboards in the entry hallway