Thanks to cousin Meggie's company, I was able to spend a very quiet and nature filled weekend up in Truckee, just outside of Tahoe, by Lake Donner. The gals and I chose a hike we first believed to be about 4 miles, but turned out to be 9. Phew, what a work out! I stupidly wore my rain boots since we anticipated lots of mud from melting snow (and I figured hey, 4 miles in these comfy things will be no problemo compared to wet, cold feet) and thus paid the price with some achy hips and heels by the end. Ah well. Nothing a little aspirin couldn't help.
Here are a few snapshots of this beautiful corner of the world....
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