Oh what a joyous weekend! I have lots of posts percolating in my head but let's start here:
We were invited by our friends to their cabin in an absolutely lovely spot on Spirit Lake on the southern Oregon Coast.
So many stunning landscapes - from the dunes.
To the lush coastal forests.
And the froggy swamp.
And, of course, the lake.
We swam, picked huckleberries and ate amazing food.
I had my first ever shot-gun target practice with experienced hunters all around cheering me on.
And, yes, I got to do some painting.
and some knitting...
and, yes, a little of this:
and lots and lots of this:
And I feel rested and inspired to meet the fall with open arms and warm sweaters and a nice cup of tea. Thank you summer - it was wonderful...