I’m actually sad to get to the end of the pictures I have for our last trip. It’s been bone dry here still. Last night we were headed to church and fire trucks came barreling down Main Street to deal with a fire not all that far from us. I guess a propane tank on a RV blew up and even caught part of a house on fire…no surprise when it’s been a red flag warning for every day. Our trip was so nice every day…better, more moderate temperatures and beautiful scenery everywhere. We spent a lot of time feeding the ground hogs…really an entertaining past time! Views such as this onemake me wish I had a place of my own like this that I could go to for longer periods of time. I love the rusted metal and weathered wood on the gate here. Interestingly enough there was a root cellar of some sort near the cabin. I’m not really sure what was kept in therebut the sign on the door sure did make me wonder. I love the old school look of the cabin. Even the shutters on the window look like they come from a different era…I guess this shouldn’t surprise me since the cabin was built in the 30s. I suspect this cabin has had a few upgrades over the yearsbut it still has a real sense of history to it. Nature always framed a beautiful picture right out the front door of the cabin. I know we’re all under the same sun but some places look extra amazing when the sun sets. The old forest service cabin was looking a little rough on the outside. Oh how I miss these views! I miss being flooded with a sense of wonder no matter which direction I turned. The view was always unique and it made our drives really exciting each time. I love valliesand mountains alike. I love being able to look near or far and always seem something wonderful. Getting still close to sort out the individual things that bring the over all picture beauty is one of my favorite things to do. Basic colors still jump out on these little flowers. No flower does read like Indian Paintbrush! Nice to see so much green in the countryside for a change! I will be back to pictures of things nearer to home next blog but fall is approaching…I wonder of the the weird weather will let it look like fall at this point…I guess we’ll just have to wait and see.