|This was the view down my street on a typical fall day in St. Louis.|
|A typical fall day overlooking the Yakima river and the Benton City bridge.|
There's a stark beauty here in the high desert, especially as the morning mist rolls over Horse Heaven Hills. There may not be many trees outside of town, but the grape leaves turning from green to a symphony of fall colors helps make up for that. I never would have thought it, but it's gorgeous here.
This is a farming community, with grapes, cherries, potatoes, apples and wheat all around the city.
There are some interesting plants that have caught my attention...
Next up, we have the symbol of the barren parts of the West, the Tumbleweed.
I've started a tally of how many I hit with my car on a windy day- I'm up to 29, and I'm not even trying.
|They can get pretty big.|
Let's just say, I recently purchased some boots.
Student Sayings/Mannerisms will be Part Two!