"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." ~George Bernard Shaw

"Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time." ~Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Wordless Wednesday and Happy Fourth of July!!! July 4 and 5, 2017

Photo taken by one of my photography students.
This is the second year Weed Library has 
offered free photography classes for 6-16 year olds.
Thanks to a Union Pacific grant!!
Happy 4th of July!
One of a Pacific Crest Trail hikers
who stayed with us this past weekend-
she needed a few days to recover from heat stroke.
A very nice young woman from Munich, Germany.
We have a great time hosting hikers. Sometimes we
spot them in downtown Mt Shasta and ask them
if they would like to come home with us for
the night, do their laundry, have dinner and
get a ride back to the trailhead the next morning.  
We have met the nicest people - so fun!
Always a positive experience. 
More info here on the PCT  .


Sandee said...

How fun and what a nice thing to do.

Happy 4th of July and Wordless Wednesday too.

I've already linked you to tomorrows linky.

Have a fabulous day. Big hug to you and Russell and tons of scritches to Miss Lucy. ♥♥♥

messymimi said...

Lovely photograph!

That's kind of you to host the hikers, i hope she recovers quickly.

Stephen Hayes said...

What a great way to meet people and learn about them.

Caren Gittleman said...

heat stroke? Seriously? Hoping she is ok!!!! catchatwithcarenandcody

Pam Greer said...

That is so nice of you!

Sandee said...

Hi Kathe - I have the right linky code on my sidebar. I forgot to do this. First time ever. ♥♥♥