Saturday, January 13, 2007

Mt. Shasta

This is Mt. Shasta, California. People forget that California is not all about freeways, beaches and crowded cities. This mountain is to the far north in the state. I was born in a small railroad town, Dunsmuir, on the south side of this beautiful mtn. I grew up in a little larger town on the NW side, called Yreka. When you live near a place like this you tend to take it for granted. When you move away, then drive back for a visit, you start watching for the Mtn to tell you that you are almost 'home'. This picture was taken on a patio outside the nursing home where my mother is currently living. I have been traveling back and forth every couple of weeks and Mt. Shasta is always there for me to enjoy.

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