Flowing Water   Leave a comment

I got out for a ride yesterday — me, Kitty, Peaches, and Xena.  It’s really hard for me to get out of the house before nine o’clock or so, and during a heat wave it’s nearly impossible to get a ride in.  Yesterday, though, wasn’t bad; so we headed out.

I hadn’t been down to the river for several days, so I was surprised to see that it was up.  Not only that, there was water flowing downstream.  That hasn’t happened for a long time.  Apparently the upstream weirs must have been opened.  The willows had their feet in the water. (And here’s the usual shot of Kitty’s ears.)

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The dogs, of course, were ecstatic.

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Farther up the trail, I found some really pretty spots.  The large coarse leaves in the foreground, though, belong to cockleburs.

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Watching Peaches push through them on the way back from her twelfth swim . . .

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. . . I was really glad they were still green.

Coming home, I passed great-grandaughter Liliana hanging out with her pony.

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It’s great to be a kid with a horse!

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Posted July 8, 2016 by stablewoman in Dogs, Kern River, Riding

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