Love of Gold

Love of Gold, 8”x10” acrylic

More inspiration from the forest. I am very fortunate to live close to a National Forest trailhead. I have been using it constantly and it renews my inspiration daily. With so much snow already building up, not sure if I will be able to keep it up… I will try.

Sandpoint, Idaho

Looking west down the Pend Orielle River

December 1st, it seemed like the last day to hike up Gold Hill without snow. So I made the 6 mile round trip excursion this morning. It’s such a beautiful view and great exercise, sorry I didn’t make more hikes to the top this year. As I type this the snow is piling up outside. At this point it is on the ground for the season!

Sandpoint, Idaho across the long bridge

It was in the low 20’s during the hike. By the end I pulled my water bottle out of my jacket and it had frozen!