Today I was not particularly inspired to take photos as photography is my artistic outlet and I'm either in the mood or I'm not. Given the weight of my responsibilities today combined with my distraction during the hike with my exertions carrying a heavy load in my backpack all the while struggling a bit due to being somewhat out of shape seemed to sap me of my photographic enthusiasm even though that did not in any way curb my enthusiasm overall. Below are the four images I did bestir myself to capture.
|Part of the gang waiting at the trailhead parking lot for the rest of us to arrive.|
|Some humorous graffiti painted on the Rinconada Mine retort.|
|What type of wildflower is this?|
|The entire gang minus two at the point we turned around.|