On our many trips to our son’s home in Northeastern Washington we have seen this horseshoe creation as we zoom by Ritzville, Washington. On one of our more recent trips we stopped for breakfast in Ritzville and got a close up of these creations. It’s a roadside treasure.
At our son’s property we get to see real horses at different times of the day.
These lovely creatures are being boarded on the property across the way from our son’s home.
H is for horses and horseshoes. I’m linking up with ABC Wednesday started by Mrs. Nesbitt and carried on by a helpful team.
On Friday we left the Seattle Area at 11:00 A.M. and headed east on Interstate 90 for Eastern Washington to visit our son Dan for the weekend. The road across Snoqualmie Pass was clear of snow and uneventful. As we approached the Columbia River we took notice of the lower water levels because of a crack and repairs on one of the dams upriver.
When we approached the the Quincy area we saw that the wind was really causing some dust storms and as we got closer to the area we saw this eerie sight.
The Attack of the Tumbleweeds!
The tumbleweeds crossing the interstate went on for miles. We hit so many and we noticed many trapped underneath cars and in the front grills.
It was a lot spookier than it looks in my photos. When we pulled off the interstate in Spokane we stopped so an older man could cross the road. He stopped in front of our car and pulled out the large tumble weed that was lodged in our grill. We laughed and thanked him!
We made it to Dan’s in record time and unpacked the car and then headed for dinner. This is the road off the highway to Dan’s place.
The roads from Dan’s place to the grocery store on Saturday were quiet and beautiful. I saw a rafter of wild turkeys.
It’s great to travel roads in the great open spaces.
On the way home today the only excitement we had was a snow/rain mix on the pass.
I’ll post more photos of our time at Dan’s place in the next few days now that we are back home again. Hope all is good in your corner of the world.