You know that "customers pay first" sentence on gas pumps that tells you to settle up before filling up?
In Barstow someone did a bit of creative editing:
At a mountain house with cool and nearly Nordic views (hello, Canada)...
...the wildflowers are having a party.
When we landed, this happened:
And a little red fox.
The San Juan Islands in Washington, where international data roaming charges (thanks, AT&T) apply,
Today's the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. So from the mountains of New Mexico, happy first day of summer!
Spent some time at the country house last week while we were in Asheville:
The Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC.
West of Flagstaff, as the Mojave gives way to mountains, a crow had a message for passing travelers.
One of the great things about traveling is all the new friends you make.
Black bear on the grounds of the Biltmore Estate in Asheville.
I love it when the name really does describe the place. The Blue Ridge Mountains near Asheville NC -- almost absurdly beautiful.
...this happened. Because it turns out that when you sell, you're actually expected to move out.
Does the word "eek" count as narrative?
There's a hiking trail that winds through the mountains, goes north to south, from the Santa Monicas to the sea.
One day someone made a few sculptures:
And a few days later, someone else knocked them down. Ever since it's been a back-and-forth, the sculptures up, then down, then up, then down. The up side of things is winning:
Walt art connoisseurs are pleased.
Maisie would like you to know she has lost a few pounds:
And that the parrots around here are crazy.
Miss Maisie takes a moment from her
non-stop wrestling match with Walt busy schedule to look picturesque among the summer grasses.