Thursday, May 13, 2010

Riding Along In An Automobile



We headed north earlier this week on business. It's always fun to get out of town and see how the landscape has changed with the seasons. The view above and below are deceiving - that's the view out the car window to the east and unseen, the big blue Pacific Ocean extends to the horizon on the west.



Once we hit the city, there wasn't a cloud in the sky. The wind whipped down the canyons created by the tall buildings and kept us cool.



Sadly, many of the old city buildings are vacant and close to disrepair.



Thousands and thousands of tomato plants grow right along the freeway all the way to the edge of the beach. If you buy a California tomato, it might have been grown right here!



We always breathe a sigh of relief to be home. That's a view above of the lagoon and ocean on our town's northern border.

3 comments:

steven said...

those are all beautiful, interesting views. but there really is no replacement for the view of home is there. steven

Eryl Shields said...

You have such wonderful blues over there.

Sweet Repose said...

What a view from home...wish you could taste a good ol' Iowa tomater...to die for!!! Though right now they could use a heavy dose of California sunshine, they're kinda dormant...

Such a shame that money is no longer available to restore old buildings.

The sap-maker...LOL...