A Day in Bend, Oregon

We took a short trip to Bend this weekend to visit our grandson.  He is a cadet at the Oregon Youth Challenge Program and we are over the top proud of him.

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After our visit we ate and played and enjoyed ourselves…..

 

He told us he had to go to Jake’s Diner for lunch.  Can’t say the food was spectacular – it was OK, but the cinnamon rolls were amazing!!  This is the SMALL one – Jer at it all!

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We took him and his sister to the Sun Mountain Fun Center.  They each got a Passport that let them Race,

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Do bumper cars,

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Take a swing in the batting cages,

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Play the games for prizes  – and Bowl (this old grandma lost and lost good – 39 points).

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After we said goodbye, me and grandpa stopped for a brew at Worthy Brewery –  The Imperial IPA was outstanding! 20150418_174535_resized

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And then off to our room with a bottle of cognac.  We managed to get our hands on a mini suite at the Shilo Inn – check this place out – sitting area, kitchenette, sleeping area, balcony, all for under $100 (tax included)~

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The entry

 

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Looking toward the kitchen and sitting area

 

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Sunday morning included the free breakfast buffet, a bit of relaxing, then heading off home.

We’ll be coming back in June, so watch for a report on some breweries!!

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About Helen Fern

I live in the upper Willamette Valley with my amazing husband and four very spoiled cats - three adopted feral cats and one shelter baby. We have lived here since the dawn of 1991 and love every inch of the region.
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