Joan finished a project Saturday, leaving me to hike out and about on m own.
I decided to drive up the road and see places I had not seen in a while.
Winter makes an excellent time to see the familiar and the popular. But with fewer people.
And it also means I can see things less known and often obscured a bit.
While in the “neighborhood,” I checked on another place I had not seen in a while.
The following day, Joan joined me for another local outing.
We again visited the familiar san crowds –
And Joan even did a balancing act near an aptly named rock.
From there, we wandered the valley on a cold winter day.
At times we want the simple pleasure of hiking locally, enjoying our “backyard,” and settling in for the winter’s night.