Mount Woodsen Sunset. September 24, 2020 at 02:50PM

Sunset at the top of Mount Woodsen. It was a shortish 2.2 miles from my car to this peak, but it is also an elevation gain of 1184 feet. It took me a while to get up there. 😉

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Woodsens Shadow. September 24, 2020 at 02:50PM

There are three peaks on the far horizon just to the right of center. The tallest peak, with the little higher peak, in Mount Laguna. The haze in the sky is the remnants of smoke from the recent fires.

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Mount Woodsen Crack September 24, 2020 at 02:49PM

The access road serpentines its way up the north side of the mountain. In some places, this place in particular, the road barely makes its way between giant boulders.

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Trailside Memorial September 24, 2020 at 02:48PM

Someone lost someone dear to their heart. Might not even be a human someone lost.

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A Tree September 24, 2020 at 02:47PM

Halfway up the backside of Mount Woodsen, from the 67 access area. That is mostly Ramona in the background.

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In the Shade September 22, 2020 at 11:05PM

Calliope, taking a break in the shade, as we walk the five mile loop of Lake Miramar Reservoir. It was a fairly warm day, and we got our required number of shadow breaks, where we consumed an adequate amount of water.

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Key Lime Interior September 21, 2020 at 12:34PM

I love the smell of these wonderful little citrus fruits.

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San Vicente Reservoir September 20, 2020 at 08:10PM

From the Scenic Overlook along the trail from Oak Oasis County Park, in San Diego County. I think the closest town is Lakeside.

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In Memorium September 18, 2020 at 11:38PM

Once, I was a tree.
Now, I am a husk.
Tomorrow I will be dust.

Tomorrow is lost to us all.
Be kind to each other.

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Cooling Off September 18, 2020 at 10:29PM

Calliope loves laying down in water. Here she is getting cooled off. It was 102 degrees F on our little hike today and she just walked in and layed down, "Ploop!" We sat there for a while, and she just listened to nature. … Me too.

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