8/5/09

River Road







Went to visit a friend in the valley yesterday and took him this leather bracelet I made...not my usual, but I liked the cicada (for long life) and as he's having major surgery tomorrow, it seemed timely.
On our way home we took the long way...about 20 miles from the coast we headed up into the hills on some logging roads and had some fun with our county map...no GPS for us, lol!
Here's a shot of the alsea river yesterday afternoon, then a view of one of the interior valleys of the coast range and our van sitting up on a ridge road, just before heading west...into the darn overcast...but at least we got our fill of sun and heat in the valley!

9 comments:

Carol said...

beautiful majestic sights. You are so lucky to live in an area with such beauty and power.

paulahewitt said...

wonderful scenery. just think - if youd been fiddling with a GPS you mat have driven straight past it :)

janeywan said...

What a thoughtful gesture for your friend. I'm sure he will keep it close.
Photo's are goregeous.

pam T said...

Cool bracelet! GREAT scenery, yeah, who wants to fiddle around with GPS when you have such gorgeous scenery surrounding you? I wouldn't mind taking this detour at all!

Pat said...

That bracelet is very special. I am sure that your friend felt warm and cared about.
I have never been to Oregon but that photo is wonderful. I can see why you would live there.

Allegra Smith said...

What a gorgeous piece with so much meaning and I don't mean solely the cicada. You are a friend to be treasured. And of course the views of our beautiful state always brings a smile to my face. Thank you for that!

beadbabe49 said...

We sure feel lucky to live here!

Plays with Needles said...

Wow, the blues and the greens are stunning. I hope the surgery went well and the bracelet did it's job...it was a very nice thought and a beautiful journey you took.

Pursuing Art... said...

The bracelet is perfect and I'm sure he treasures it, Bobbi!

Gorgeous shots...isn't it fun and beautiful to take a drive on the logging roads. Mark and I do that up on the Molalla River. Glad you got some sunshine...sounds like you both had a perfect day. ;-)