Monthly Archives: June 2005

Holy Connections, Batman!

I went to 2wire.com to check my download speeds with my new Belkin router. All I can say is “OMFG!” I love Comcast!

Oregon photos, Lake Oswego, Mount Hood, Portland, Oregon Gardens

I got a second test speed of 8.43mbps!

Lavender Farm

The other day when I was visiting Argyle Winery, I spotted a Lavender Farm way out in the countryside. It’s not a far drive at all, so we decided to go there this afternoon.

Codi likes the provence lavender the best.
Oregon photos, Lake Oswego, Mount Hood, Portland, Oregon Gardens

I didn’t know this, but there’s a type of white lavender. Cool!
Oregon photos, Lake Oswego, Mount Hood, Portland, Oregon Gardens

Here we are, smooching in the lavender field. Awww!
Oregon photos, Lake Oswego, Mount Hood, Portland, Oregon Gardens

Closeup of a lavender stem and flowers.
Oregon photos, Lake Oswego, Mount Hood, Portland, Oregon Gardens

This is the view from the lavender field. Nice, huh?
Oregon photos, Lake Oswego, Mount Hood, Portland, Oregon Gardens

Side note: by the time we got home, our car totally smelled of lavender, and within 5 minutes of our arrival, our kitchen smelled of fresh lavender. Wow! We got two huge bouquets of 5 different types of lavender for only $10!

Pittock Mansion

We visited Pittock Mansion later in the afternoon. There was a wedding scheduled at the same time, so we were only there for five minutes. Even so, we got a couple good photos. Here’s one…

Oregon photos, Lake Oswego, Mount Hood, Portland, Oregon Gardens