Photography: Labor Day Ride

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01LamaRanchThe ride was good exercise and my knee is getting more used to it, as you might expect. However, there was no real adventure here in terms of riding. Rather, I felt drawn to head up through Spencer and back on NE 63rd to Air Depot. Another mile north and taking one detour up a dead end road, and I eventually headed back home down Midwest Boulevard.02RiverNorth Instead of regaling you with descriptions of the images, I feel the need to let them speak for themselves, and simply give you some idea where they are taken. My talent means nothing if these images don’t speak a wordless message to your heart. I will tell you that the first image (above left) is a lama ranch in Spencer, since you may not recognize that critter’s profile hiding behind the tree.

03RiverSouth04ExtractionLakeThese are in the vicinity of NE 63rd and Midwest Boulevard, around where the North Canadian crosses NE 63rd. This is that spot where the river valley is very broad in all directions.

05UphillPasture07OldSchoohouseThe next pair were taken farther west from the major intersection. That’s the old Sunshine Schoolhouse again. The new owner cleared it and cleaned it up a bit, then left it for the weeds to take over again.

08RanchDraw09RanchTopTurning north on Air Depot, then right on NE 66th revealed a lovely hilltop horse ranch. The horses included a lot of paints that were frisky and playful as I passed.

10Horses11SteelFarmJust about everywhere you look out in the area are horse pastures and pens over varying sizes. I’ve never seen a horse quite that shade of gray; it was actually somewhat blue, but the camera didn’t pick that up.

06HillyRanchThe hills can be pretty steep in places, considering this is Oklahoma.

About Ed Hurst

Disabled Veteran, prophet of God's Laws, Bible History teacher, wannabe writer, volunteer computer technician, cyclist, Social Science researcher
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One Response to Photography: Labor Day Ride

  1. forrealone says:

    So love these pictures! At first, I thought it was a doe behind the fence! And the horses? I have been loving them since I was just a little girl. Magnificent creatures.


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