Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Searching for Snow

Ramsey Canyon Rd.

Man vs long pants. Crazy boy. It's 35* out there!
Close to Ramsey Canyon Preserve. It's beautiful up here any time of year. One of the few places where you can fill up and calm down. I'd love to take a notebook, pen, and just sit and write for hours all by myself. Well, myself and the bears, mountain lions, bobcats, snakes, javalina, etc. I guess that's why I don't do that.
Really, snow was the only thing on my mind that morning. But I was absolutely delighted to find a fairyland of color tucked away in the canyon.

We got pretty close to the snow too.


Janice said...

Hey, if you've got the legs... flaunt them!

Anonymous said...

These are beautiful shots, that last one took my breath away..

Linda Higgins said...

Wow the colors are still vibrant where you are. They were so late in coming here that they never took full color. The snow just brings shivers up my back! I guess if you are a skier it would be an exciting time to finally see and feel the snow, but for me....ahhh I just love to see it from a distance even though I grew up in the "greatest snow on earth" part of the world! LOL

Irish Gumbo said... lovely. And peaceful looking, too :)

Scriptor Senex said...

Not that much green in your photos - it's all in my face. I'm green with envy. I go all over the world thanks to my fellow bloglings but much as I admire the scenery, architecture and so on there are very few places I would make the effort to visit. Your part of the world is definitely one of those few. I love it when you take us on your trips, thank you.

Scriptor Senex said...

P.S. I left you some snow on my blog...

Barry said...

Your final photo is not only beautiful but literally awe inspiring. The power in that picture is tangible.

Simply Heather said...

How on earth did I miss this post?! Well...Lisa, these are beautiful. I especially like the last one and the colors of the leaves before it.

Nice :)

And, I don't know...guys like to wear shorts (not Ray but most others I've known) - no matter what the temperature is. Now, Ray on the other hand...he's all about his long-johns when it's under 30 deg. :)

GingerV said...

this last photo is - is - is wonderful - that isn't enough. it is one of the most beautiful nature photos I have ever seen.

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