Some of you don't know this guy.
Meet Austin, the youngest of my three.
A few weeks ago, he and some friends were driving home from a Civil Air Patrol function up north. They decided to take an off beaten path home to which his first words to me were I'd be in photography heaven & that he was going to take me there someday.
That someday was
I packed a bag full of warm clothes and snacks (I do spontaneous logical!)
& off we went.
Just Austin and I.
Can I just say at 4000 ft. the sky is SO blue, the air is crisp and clean, you don't hear a sound-I couldn't drink in the peace and tranquility fast enough.
California is nicknamed "The Golden State" because the discovery of gold.
Personally I think it should be because the mountains are speckled with the abundant of
We stopped by a local pistachio farm
They had me at "chili"
I LOVE buying local when I can.
Can I just tell you how delicious this is?
There were future Santa Barbara wine grapes almost ready to harvest...
...and this in the middle of nowhere with signs of fall.
some of this...
...and a lot that.
It was just what I needed-an open road, wind in my hair, photo heaven, day with Austin.
Happy (nurturing) snapping!