Off the 299 – NOv 13, 2012 – Happy New Moon (A Solar Eclipse in the Southern Hemisphere!). All is well. — Lovely autumn weather returned, with dancing forest fog, rainy days, cloudy days alternating with occasional sunshine.
Here’s a photo taken earlier today, just after sunset, showing seemingly unmoving high clouds, bringing light drizzle showers, and misty low clouds rolling over the hills in slow-motion gorgeousness:
Drizzle (with flash in near-dark. Brightness turned up:)
It may snow again in a few weeks or so, just as it did last week, but it’s really just autumn. And a nice one at that. Full-on winter often doesn’t even pound the region with heavy storms until after Winter Solstice. The Poison Oak still looks colorful in the hills: