To our eyes, it kind of looked like the tree was looking back at us. It was very Wizard of Oz-ish.
Continuing on the “slightly surreal” theme is this shot from my 11-year-old daughter’s favorite trail running area in Point Lobos State Reserve :
It’s not very often that you encounter a whale skeleton on your evening run. At least not that I'm aware of.
One final note from the weekend: my wife and I had the privilege of seeing the Blind Boys of Alabama in concert on Friday night – and if there’s any better way to kick off the Christmas season, I’d be amazed. They played a set of their gospel classics, plus some gems from , including this tune that may be our family’s unanimous selection for favorite holiday song of all time.
Blind Boys of Alabama, “Last Month of the Year” (click to play):
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