a point of view that most of us don’t get to see. This is how it would
look if we could look at ourselves from the other side of a mirror. What
we normally see is a mirror image.
I went looking for Christmas card imagery. There was snow on Mount
Shasta, and Mount Lassen, but the gas it would take wasn’t in my
November budget. My Journey would have to be closer to home.
The one lane road out to Digger Bay Marina
is rustic and loaded with inspirational views, so I took a drive on
that. I didn’t see visions of Christmas, but fall was making an
appearance there, last Wednesday. The drive was very pleasant.
at the Treehouse, I saw some of the familiar, neighbor birds. Some of
them seem to feel comfortable with me walking around taking pictures.
They must remain alert and wary of cats and other predators that share
this knoll on which we live, so I don’t think they will benefit by
getting too relaxed.
at this couple who were out for a Thanksgiving weekend soar in an
ultralight aircraft. They were bundled up in their leather jackets,
motorcycle helmets, and the lady was wearing what appeared to be ski
boots. It looked like fun.
another spot to frame pictures of Mount Lassen. It includes power
lines, but I think they add to the composition. This was from a series
of shots taken through barbed wire, chain link fences, high tension
power lines, and other objects that might distract from the natural
magnificence of the scenery. Look for the slide featurette in some
To bring us
a bit closer to the present, I have included this image I took as I got
out of the Buick after a trip to the store just before sunset this
evening. I couldn’t pass up this combination of the colorful tree
outside my apartment, and the waxing moon revolving around planet earth.
Today’s Scenic Video;