going in

Crisp, cool, crystal-clear are the adjectives of the day. We walked quietly over a carpet of leaves.

fall carpet

leaves on water


The tops of pine trees turned to feathers in the sun.

green feathers

The wind above us rubbed the bare trees together until their whines filled the air

cactus in the woods

And a medium-sized dog

stick break

was dwarfed by the old, old, trees.

big trees

We ended the walk in a big field, where Karina turned on the gas and expressed our joy at Being. Right Here. Right Now.