Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Wanna Go for a Drive?

He asked with a smile. She answered with a smile. Just outside of town they paused to scan the surrounds.
Still smokey, but spectacular, nonetheless.
On down into a nearby canyon to the Gold Rush mining town of Washington.
Whose gentle stream stands littered with the rocky remains of past mining conquests.
The beauty of the Sierras now lays amidst peace and quiet since the miners moved on. As the sun fades we make our way back up to the highway and begin heading for home. The view toward Lake Tahoe calls to my heart, but that must be saved for another day.
The setting of the sun signals the end of our drive. We turn southward toward home, knowing tomorrow will have another evening and the hope of another drive.

9 comments:

imbeingheldhostage said...

Gorgeous. I can almost smell the pines (I'm choosing to filter the smoke smell).

Laura ~Peach~ said...

i was trying to find your blog so I could put it into my favorites on the lap top and went to karens page hunted through comments until I found the one that I am fairly sure made me know I had to get to read more about you. I am so Glad that I did what a beautiful post and awesome pictures to go with it!
HUGS
Laura

MacCárthaigh Family said...

oooooh! Wish I were there.
Ruth

CONNIE said...

Such a spectacular view. Wish I were there, too! Someday!

XOXO

noble pig said...

Lovely post...I can feel the cool mountain air.

starrynightimpressions said...

Hi debbie,
I'm a debbie too, and my friend Judy told me about you and your blog and I am so glad she did. You have a lovely way of writing and I will come and visit your words often.
By the way we are neighbors, I'm in Nevada city!
blessings,
deborah

Anne Fannie said...

Hi Debbie, I can smell that fresh mountain air. I noticed you are in Grass Valley, love that town. Our friends own about 10 acres there and we like to go there with them.

Anonymous said...

Hi Debbie This is Lily. This looks like fun.

FancyHorse said...

What a beautiful way to spend the day. Thanks for sharing your lovely pictures!