I took this photo from our truck as we travelled to Santa Maria. California is known as the Golden State. In this photo you see a closeup of the golden grasses that cover central California hills, and the Live Oak trees that dot those hillsides, creating the beautiful contrast of green and gold, that I have always loved.
Our daughter-in-law told us she found Zion National Park so beautiful that she could have stayed forever. I thought she must be exaggerating, but we found out she wasn’t. Continue reading