The Softness of Early Spring…

DSC_0239 - Copy - Copy - Copy - Copy (2).JPGThis Pacheco Pass hillside has been softened up by a coating of new grass. There is much here, from a dirt road and electrical wires to the gnarled oaks that always look like they might be dying. This image captures the final words of an unpublished novel I wrote a few years ago: this thought passed like idle countryside viewed from a speeding car going no place important.  Indeed, I took this shot from my car…