Well, chasing these:
Along the road we caught what jaylake would probably call a Zen Moment:
On the way home we stopped for lunch in an interesting place:
The cafe had a taxidermically enhanced bear parked inside, with an information card that the bear in question had been shot on a local road in 2006 adn weighed 385 pounds - a respectable specimen of black bear. I was later told by the young waitress that the bear had in point of fact been shot in somebody's BACK YARD. Boy. We live a stone's throw from wilderness...
And then, after lunch, we stopped at a place we'd never visited before. It's called Mirror Lake, and here's a handful of reasons why:
Eagles and bears and mirrors, oh my.
And now I need to stop crowing about the wonderful place I call home, and get back to work...