Our blog is to keep family and friends informed of our motorhome journeys.
We have dreamed of this for many years and finally our dream has come true.
We are looking forward to many happy miles ahead.
One's destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things. Henry Miller.

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Week of Fun with Family

23 August-30 August 2014

We are enjoying our stay with Hope, Shawn and grandsons Colt and Cade. This past week has been filled with horses Rocky and Katy,morning of Putt Putt with the grandsons and grape stomping at Maragas Winery.  Auto Body Concepts in Bend did a great job in repairing the headlight on the Malibu that was damaged by a fish carrying Eagle. The fish did the damage when the eagle dropped it. Also did some repairs on tow mechanism and just other daily chores. Boys start school on 2nd. Could not believe all the supplies required. Seems when I was in school..only a notebook, paper and pencils to be added during school year as needed.

Shawn saddled up the horses for boys to ride. Cade especially enjoys this and wants another horse. I want to ride Katy before we leave. Have been spoiling them with carrots.
Getting Ready to Ride Katy

Boost up by Dad

Almost Ready

Following Dad

Hope,Cade & Katy

Colt and Katy

Leading Dad and Rocky

A petting for Katy

Casey Wants to Ride

Cade with Katy


Cade gave Diggie a bath. Think they are going to keep her and maybe she will have some piggies.
Washing Diggie


Oreo is pregnant and due in December. They now have 4 heifers.
Oreo


Took Colt and Cade to the Putt Putt in Bend..played 18 holes and must admit they did better than Papa and Nana. It was fun and we may go back again. The Sun Mountain Fun Center features bowling,go karts,bumper cars and games Great place to take kids.
Ready to Putt

You Can Do it Nana

Good Swing, Colt

Aiming for the Hole


On Saturday, Hope,grandsons and I went to the Maragas Winery for grape stomping. The Maragas family has been in the wine making business for generations starting in Crete and in the USA 1941. The winery is located on Hwy 97 between Redmond and Madras in Culver and is the first winery in Jefferson County Oregon. Hope and I had a glass of 2012 Malbec made with Applegate Valley fruit.
The wines range in price from $18 to $45. Check them out on google. maragaswinery.com
Welcome Sign

Parlour Performance

Enjoying the Wine

Winery

Cloudy Day, But  Fun

Cade,Hope & Moi stomping

Hope Enjoying a Glass of Malbec

Colt and Friend Aiden Stomping


After sampling the wine we participated in a grape stomping..first time for all of us.

Another beautiful sunset.
Sunset Over Sisters

Another View



1 comment:

  1. Love hearing about your family's farm. Those grandkids are growing up the right way. When I was young I always wanted a horse. Of course, no one in our family had ever had horses! That winery has the right idea for bringing in tourists. Wine stomping! Who wouldn't want to recreate Lucy's wine stomping!

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