Wednesday, July 17, 2013

A Mid-Summer Day's Mountain

For a few brief days, the edge of summer's knife has dulled.  It was time to get up on the mountain, a nearly 8,000 ft. peak not far from home.  It's not a long hike, but it makes life interesting with sections of very steep trail.  Once on the ridge line, a cool breeze helped us dream of autumn, still months of hot weather away.  For a couple of hours, we hiked in the shade of pines and followed a trail in the sky.  It was a nice little escape, just the three of us and the wind in the trees.

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