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December 31, 2011

Yesterday we spent the afternoon in an area called Whitewater. It is located not far from Palm Springs, where I was born. As you will see from the photos is was a beautiful day. It must have been in the eighties. This place used to be a fish hatchery. As a child my step-father worked  for General Telephone and they would occasionally host a fish fry there. I had hoped to do a slide show of this..(help) but I did not know how other than using a certain theme  but it was not quite what I wanted. Anyway, I am sure I will get the help I need..Thank you!

I often like to photograph hiking trails. They are a reminder to me of the paths,my journey, I have traveled over the years. I have shared previously, at another blog that my oldest son hiked the Pacific Crest Trail when he was a very young man.  He ended up in Washington and has lived there for years. As I walked I overheard people talking about Big Horned Sheep. I took a look through the telescope and there they were up on a ridge..It was a pretty cool sight.

As we enter into 2012 may our steps be surefooted and may all of our aspirations..hopes…dreams…and desires take us to the high and lofty places ~ rgould

24 Comments leave one →
  1. theWomanAtTheWell permalink
    December 31, 2011 6:59 PM

    We have a place kinda like this where you can view the Big Horns an teh mountainside, up in Georgetown,CO. This was a lovely post, I’ve been to this place I think..when I was a very young child, beautiful place, your pics did it justice though as I remember it being a lot less colorful. Blessings and thanks for sharing.-watw


    • December 31, 2011 7:18 PM

      Thank you! It did look brighter to me as well..I am glad to share with you my part of the world.. (:


  2. December 31, 2011 8:45 PM

    Perfect post as we crossover into a new year. Blessings to you!


  3. December 31, 2011 9:55 PM

    It’s good to see your photos of the desert big horns and to know that they are still around! What a great setting for them!

    Happy New Year!


  4. January 1, 2012 2:58 AM

    What a beautiful and interesting post…I will view again many times!


  5. January 1, 2012 7:48 AM

    Nice captures… makes me want to move to the desert. I used to see the big horns when I lived in Alaska. Didn’t know they like to live in the desert too. Thanks Roberta, for teaching me something new for the New Year. 🙂


    • January 1, 2012 8:11 PM

      You are welcome..Emily! We have had some gorgeous days..Alaska is on our want to visit list..


  6. Ellen permalink
    January 1, 2012 7:49 AM

    Happy 2012 to you. How great to these these great horned sheep. They really are cool looking. I really enjoyed seeing some of your journeys in 2011~


    • January 1, 2012 8:12 PM

      Happy 2012 to you Ellen! I have had a great time on your journeys as well. Thank you!


  7. January 1, 2012 9:13 AM

    What great photos. Those sheep just bring back memories for me. Thank you.

    And the best of 2012 to you! 😉


    • January 1, 2012 8:14 PM

      Thank you..katie! Looking forward to seeing what inspires you in 2012!


  8. January 1, 2012 2:34 PM

    surefooted sheep…great metaphor as to how we should live our lives…

    happy new year…and an abundance of blessings… 🙂


  9. January 2, 2012 5:30 AM

    Amazing set… Thank you dear Roberta, Happy New Year, with my love, nia


  10. January 4, 2012 2:33 AM

    what a treat to see those rare sheep!


  11. January 6, 2012 11:07 PM

    Keep up the excellent work, I read few content on this website and I conceive that your web blog is very interesting and has sets of good information.


  12. January 13, 2012 9:08 PM

    The collage is stunning when viewed full-screen.


  13. January 23, 2012 1:56 AM

    It was a pretty cool sight your photos.
    goodbye, Roberta


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