A drive north of us

We took a $4.00 a gallon drive yesterday – not too far from our home – 

This is Rainbow Ridge – in Lakehead. (Lake Shasta) I didn\’t get a photo of how low the water is at Lake Shasta. Upset me. It looks like a Moonscape. 

We found this strange little spot off the side of the road – Rainbow Ridge. 

I wish I knew the whole story about the \”Legend.\” All the postings were bleached out – The Delta and Hirtz fires went through this area a couple of years ago. 

There\’s a mine and then a picnic table – 


Came to Dog Creek Bridge. So quiet. 

We decided to turn back around – 

this is a major burn area that has not yet recovered. 

We didn\’t attend the Rodeo on Friday – I gave our tickets to Navy and his wife. He sent me this photo. He said they had fun – it was both a first for them! I have never been to a rodeo either but have promised the husband I will go with him next year. 

We had dry lightning on Friday night – scary for us. So far no fire has been reported however in the dense forests, it sometimes smolders for a few days before it erupts into a huge forest fire. There were many spotter planes and helicopters out, scoping the mountains. We did get some minor drizzle…

9 thoughts on “A drive north of us

  1. Anonymous May 16, 2021 / 5:53 pm

    Very nice photos, smiles. Wishing you a beautiful week ahead, smiles.


  2. Anonymous May 16, 2021 / 8:24 pm

    Great pictures. All are good but I love the Dog Creek Bridge picture. It looks like a magazine spread. Our gas is pushing $3. You probably heard of the pipeline problem that affected the Southeast. I have been staying home. Leave the gas for those who have to go to work, etc. Hopefully, there should be plenty of gas soon for everyone.


  3. Anonymous May 16, 2021 / 10:24 pm

    Looks like a nice ride in spite of gas being ridiculously expensive!


  4. Anonymous May 17, 2021 / 2:40 am

    Looks like a fun and pretty drive!


  5. Anonymous May 17, 2021 / 9:03 pm

    Yes I heard. Terrible for those who work or need a vehicle for their jobs.


  6. Anonymous May 17, 2021 / 9:04 pm

    I know – we probably shouldn't have but we were bored.


  7. Anonymous May 17, 2021 / 9:04 pm

    Thanks – it was nice to get out of our sicky house.


  8. Anonymous May 17, 2021 / 11:10 pm

    It has been years since I have been for a drive.


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