My full second day started in the tire store getting a tire fixed. They have nicer views there from the tire store than in Memphis. We went on to the coast from there. It was stunning. It looked like the California impressionist paintings I've seen with rocky outcroppings and pine trees seen from directly above.
It was cold out painting after a while, and I probably was worn out and should have stopped before that last little one, but I was so entranced by the scenery I couldn't stop myself.
We stopped for the sunset on the way back inland. Mount Baker, white with snow, turned pink in the evening light.
Martha Kelly is an artist and illustrator who lives and works in Memphis, Tennessee.
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