|The sun was magical that day|
|Some redwoods are ancient!!|
|I can't explain it......but the feeling here among these giants is almost spiritual.|
|Our cute grandsons :) We went to the LA County Fair|
|Loved the giant book displays in the children's section|
|Alice and Wonderland display|
|Yosemite National Park - Glacier Point|
|Nice picture of hubby :)|
From there we drove through Nevada to Carson City (the capitol) and Virginia City. Virginia City is pretty authentic if you are interested in an old mining town. In its heyday, a lot of wealth was invested in the community. Mark Twain worked there for a newspaper for two years before becoming famous. The buildings are original as are the boardwalks in front (some even felt unsafe to walk on). Being quite high up, the views are also incredible, and the train climbing to the top is still operational, offering rides to the tourists. We then drove through Reno. Anxious to get home, we didn't stop, but wouldn't mind a return trip. We are not gamblers, but the town is laid out nicely with plenty of other things to do. We noted that the views were more than familiar. Ha-ha. Divide Reno's population (apx. 233,294) by say 45 and you have where I live in Eastern Washington!
|Vince with our trusty steed :)|
So how was your week? I'm ~exhausted~ but in a good way.
Celebrate the Small Things. To be part of this blog hop, all you have to do is visit the Celebrate page on Lexa's Blog for the rules, and then post every Friday about something you are grateful for that week. It can be about writing, family, school, general life or whatever. This is the funnest and easiest blog hop ever! (Originated by VikLit) Co-hosts are: L.G. Keltner @ Writing Off The Edge and Katie @ TheCyborgMom