It was too beautiful to stay inside typing for the entire day. Grabbed some drinks, food, MacBook, and the child and headed to the lake. If you must type, do it with some style!
Didn’t bring the usual arsenal of photo equipment with me either. Made due with just my phone and ingenuity. Also, thanks to the phone being a personal hotspot, I shall endeavor to be outside all season (weather permitting lol).
Sorry indoor hobbies…you may be on the back burner until another seasonal shift!! Must be careful how I say that. With the way weather patterns are around here, this could be considered as taunting the universe…and I wouldn’t want to do that.
You really hear the water in a different way when you are right in the middle of it. It is Mother Nature’s own surround system. I highly recommend getting out and experiencing this phenomenon for yourself. What a rewarder day!
The things that happen when you are just sitting around having a couple of cold ones. I’m not sure I could ever successfully make a complete chronicle of all the things discussed, done, and just plain theorized while having a few cocktails with good friends.
Here I was doing just that, having a few drinks with some friends and just enjoying a nice afternoon with absolutely nothing on the agenda for the remainder of the day. Then my buddy said, “Remember when I told you my house is built over old mine shafts?” Well you guessed it. Nice and loose from strong concoctions we created for ourselves, we ventured out into the unknown to look for one of the many mine entrances that were on the old town map from over fifty years ago. Yes, he had map! At this point I am realized that this ambush was delicately planned and executed.
I didn’t mind at all. I’m a good sport and always up for some adventure and fun. So, with our “road sodas” in hand and several pockets, we pushed on. After walking through several fields, brush, and over many little hills, we found an area that appeared to be what we were looking for. Due to the area being cut with raging water and extremely deep ravines, we couldn’t make our way to a “suspected” entrance to one of these abandoned mines. The time was just not available due to the dwindling daylight left. If we make another trek in the future, I will update and with more photos. But for now, I will leave you with this.
I mean really? What are you doing when you stumble into a place like this?This is just some of the little treasures I find while out exploring some of my many passions. I expected this to be some kind of rough biker bar or worse before I walked in. It was just an average place with average people and more than a few of those came with badges in their pockets. What might look like a dangerous spot to stop and get a beer turns out to be probably the safest spot in town. Little things like this remind me to take a chance and do some exploring. If I had just kept driving on than old dusty road, I would’ve missed this.