Natural November

The first day of November here in northern California, was a beautiful sunny day, and we thought it called for a hike—so we headed up towards Lake Tahoe for some natural inspiration. My husband (who is an outdoor guru) chose the location: we started out at Wrights Lake in the desolation wilderness and hiked up to two nearby lakes called Grouse Lake and Hemlock Lake.

What a gorgeous day—the temperature was just fine—t-shirt and pants weather with open blue and sunny skies. Perfect for lying on a rock and letting the breeze and sun carry you into a nap (one of my favorite outdoor occupations). The thing I noticed most was the expansive amount of quiet. I live in a pretty small city (Davis, CA), so I can’t complain about big city noise, but I must have needed the quiet because I really felt the luxury of it. Here are a few pictures that unfortunately, don’t really capture the feeling of walking outside in the quiet sunny afternoon, but isn’t that always the way.







3 Responses to “Natural November”

  1. 1 Kerri November 4, 2009 at 1:20 am

    I think these photos are lovely! What a beautiful place.

  2. 2 Era November 5, 2009 at 5:27 am

    Ooo, I especially like that first photo with your hiking boots, so many amazing colors!

  1. 1 Another Perspective: Inspired Stone « blue bicicletta Trackback on November 3, 2009 at 9:49 am

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