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The past, reflected in the past

The old buildings at the Pierce Point Ranch are kept up, and nicely painted white, which I hope is a nod to making them even more photogenic. (But, since the place is listed with the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the white’s probably historic. And photogenic – no reason it can’t be both, right?)

If you get yourself lined up just right you can see a little piece of the past reflected in the bunkhouse window.

Pierce Point Ranch
Point Reyes National Seashore
photographed 4.16.2019

Artificial Horizon

Out here where I live, on the Texas High Plains, I can always see the horizon. (Unless the dust is blowing, but that’s a whole different story.) When I travel to places where the horizon is obscured by silly things like hills or trees, I start to get a little fidgety after a day or so. There’s something about that flat line, way out there, that calms me down.

Oceans are good, with their non-broken horizons.

But then, this silliness happened. I have neither explanations nor apologies. That railing was just right there, and I had a camera, and…

Point Reyes National Seashore
photographed 4.16.2019

Difficult to remove

Yes, I am aware that just over my left shoulder, as I made this image, was a stunning view of the Point Reyes beach. And just over my right shoulder was a view of the sea lion cove.

But I liked the looks of this.

Point Reyes National Seashore, California
photographed 4.16.2019

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