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~Ralph Blane~

Friday, November 9, 2012

The River

"The trees reflected in the river --
 They are unconscious
of a spiritual world so near to them. 
 So are we."
-  Nathaniel Hawthorne

 I love this river. This was our last stop on Saturday.. We walked down to the edge of the Mokelumne River before driving home.
I love this photo of my husband and our oldest son, enjoying the river and its beauty.
It was the end of a wonderful day...


 "and a river ran through it."

7 comments:

  1. Great tranquil pictures of Mother Natures handy work, so much more peaceful than what the east coast is having to deal with.

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  2. Loved your beautiful river photos and Nathaniel Hawthorne quote. Did you know he actually lived in the Alhambra at one time? Probably the luckiest man on earth: it is a place of unsurpassed beauty.

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  3. smiles...i love the river too....nature is a sanctuary for me...and even though it scars the tree the love notes in it make it endearing to me as well...thinking of those that shared this space and view...

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  4. What a lovely day to end your journey. The river is beautiful as is the area around it. Great photos. Have a blessed day. Madeline

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  5. That photo is a keeper for sure. Rivers are truly magical places. The very last narrative scene in 'A River Runs through it' is one of my all time favorite scenes.

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  6. I know that the river and surroundings are beautiful but you and that camera really bring it to life for me. Wonderful shots.

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  7. Oh Connie, your river and scenery photos are gorgeous! I had some catching up to do with your adventures recently. I've been a lazy blogging friend to many lately... The beauty of that part of the state is amazing. I need to get back to CA again. Hope you get to enjoy fall a little longer. Our weather is really nice right now - amazing for Nov. in OH! Wish it could last longer! :-) Sue

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