. The very first time I visited Bend, Oregon was in October 2012. My son and his family had just moved there from SoCal where we live. This was the first trip ever to Oregon and it was a perfect time of year. Bend is considered high desert - it's in central Oregon about 3500 ft altitude. They experience beautiful seasons there and the fall is especially beautiful.
I figure for the rest of the month I will post photos from various places I've visited in autumn. They make me happy just looking at them again. My granddaughter is now 13 but the day we took her over to Mirror Pond she was about 5. Jake was just 2 1/2.