Soda Lake Reflections, Carrizo Plain National Monument

After a perfect cloudless day that looked as if it was manufactured to precise specifications in a laboratory, I woke the next day with eager anticipation and headed to the Carrizo Plain. Unfortunately it was overcast, but otherwise a pleasant afternoon out on the remote grassland. The land is still cloaked in wintry looking, muted neutral tones. Only a tinge of green grass and yellow coreopsis flowers are beginning to color the hills, hinting at the promise of spring.

Looking over Soda Lake at Mt. Pinos.

Temblor Range

Clouds gathered in late afternoon and a light wind put a texture on the lake that erased the reflection.

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