I didn't spend a lot of time around a TV this weekend so instead of the normal images of the weekend, you get pictures of my trip to my family's cabin in the Plumas national forest. Enjoy!
A view of the lake from the Southwest shore.
Our dogs enjoyed chasing after the tennis ball in the cool lake water.
For those who don't know, deer are like Billy Goats. They'll eat anything. This deer specifically was coming to the edge of our deck to eat peanut shells we had thrown on the ground the day before. It amazed us this deer moved so closely to us on the deck because deer are usually very timid animals. This deer also needed to wipe her nose because there was a lot of snot dripping from her nostrils. Much like CalBear81!
On Saturday we decided to drive to Graeagle which is near Quincy on Highway 70 and only about an hour away from Reno and about 45 minutes away from Truckee on Highway 89. The rode to get to Graeagle is very narrow and winding. This is a photo of the road right before you get to Onion Valley. That shack you see in this photo is a warming shack for people who snowmobile during the winter.
See what I mean about that road?
Graeagle sits in this valley between the Sierra Nevada's and the foothills that take you into Nevada. We went miniature golfing and I snapped this photo of the onlooking mountains.
On our way back home, I took this photo when we were on the side of the mountain of the road below us. It's quite the sight.
Also on our way back I took this photo of the lookout tower that monitors the mountains for forest fires. Civilians can drive up there if they want. I wouldn't travel up there in anything but a 4x4 Jeep.
We went fishing Sunday morning. Here's the view from the back of our boat.
This is one of many Osprey that call the lake home. Osprey's are otherwise known as Seahawks.