Monday, February 04, 2013

Oh Groundhog!

Whatever the wise Whistle-Pig's prognostication, we were determined to spend Groundhog Day in the snow, in nature. So, we dug out our gloves and hats, packed a picnic, and set our course for east and north, for pines, and oaks, and winter. This is some of what we enjoyed~























Idyllwild, California~
We can't wait to go back.

12 comments:

warren said...

I am sorry that you don't get to "enjoy" a proper winter...we can swap any old time you want to...

Natalie, the Chickenblogger said...

Warren, we really should make a plan!

Tiglizzyclone said...

When I was young I used to wish for snow here... in Napa. My Aunt from Michigan thought I was silly! Now I am old and I like that we don't get snow here!

Great photos!

Janece said...

Beautiful! We should plan a shared adventure - maybe go in on a huge cabin for 2 nights.

Gorgeous photos, Natalie!

Jenny said...

What a beautiful place
craggly trees
seat in a rock
family time

Anonymous said...

Shorts? Really, Geoff?

Mom

Annie said...

So, so beautiful. As Jenny says, these are wonderfully craggly trees - what a great place. Looks like an our kind of place - we must go one day. Axxx

Natalie, the Chickenblogger said...

Thank you... it's a beautiful place for taking pictures.
Maybe I wouldn't like it to snow right out my front door. Maybe! But it would have been lovely to see, in this mountain town.

Natalie, the Chickenblogger said...

With room for goats and dogs and chickens!?!

Natalie, the Chickenblogger said...

Oaks, pines, manzanita (the red bark, as well as the ninth photo). And the seat in the rock was really cool. I let Geoff know if he ever wants to romantically impress me with a _big rock_... he can do it with granite!

Natalie, the Chickenblogger said...

hahaha... of course!

I remember him in Minnesota... he was in shorts and flip-flops and shoveling snow!

Natalie, the Chickenblogger said...

Yes! It's a lovely place.