taken in 2008, on "the big walk"
This is a photo from June of 2008 and was somehow marked "private" on the blog. I was walking on the mountain and this guy was laying in the middle of the trail. He let me get really close before he even twitched.
Here is an official photo from Californiaherps.com
no, it's not a bleak as it sounds.
It's just that (at this moment) I am very aware that I cannot see the road that lays ahead of me. See the new photo at the top of this blog...I took it last August in the Upper Peninsula. Very foggy, very obscure...I could not see the road ahead.
There are a couple of wildly divergent paths that life could take...and I have zero clue which fork my life might take.
A couple of months ago, I could imagine the future. Now...I just can't.
I think that's a good thing...it leaves my future (and my trust) squarely in the hands of God.
Look again at the photo. Not very long after I took that, the sun came out. It was sunny...I found this
At the end of the day, the fog clears. Life will be good. God is good...and in control
Even in the lake where the swans swans swim...
we see these ice-cube-like Chihuly sculptures.
I saw this and thought it was beautiful.
- not very imaginative...