The morning attempt at getting out in the cool of the day didn’t work out. Sometimes that happens.
Fortunately, early evening provided a second opportunity.
I had an hour for an out-n-back on my most local gravel road. I shared it with the raging cicadas, wispy clouds, and some deer in the low-land shades, and I made cartoonish looking shadows in the road.
I watched the sunset from a ridgetop as it turned the grasstips to gold.
On the way back, I saw a raccoon family presumably shaking the sleep from their eyes and marching to breakfast. When I dropped into the trees lining Clear Creek, neon green flashing spots of lightening bugs (fireflies, if you aren’t from around here) speckled the darkness.
Near the end, I turned back and saw the last of another blazing hot Texas summer day crawling over the western horizon.
The shadow shot is especially nice, with the long shadows emphasizing the rocks. Beautiful work.
I like your second Canteen, Chris! Nice selection in stainless sfeel!
Have a Great Week!
Your description of the evening is almost poetic, Chris. I found relaxation in just reading it. Nice way to start my morning. Thanks.