My granddaughter Jasmin took these photos at Lake Almanor. She used my camera when we were walking back from our early morning visit to the little coffee shop - where she would like to work next Summer if she can - near Paula's lake house. Jasmin has a fancy SLR camera and takes great photographs - have to admit she does OK using my less fancy digital point and shoot also.
As an almost 15 year old heading to high school this coming week, cars and driver's education seem to be subjects in recent conversations with Jasmin - and that is very scary. Of course she won't be driving for a long time - at age 32 if granddad has his say!!! Meanwhile, instead of coveting one of several Porsche convertibles in the parking lot of the coffee shop, she fell in love with this old faded turquoise truck parked in the small garden center next door. Nice photo op - especially with the beautiful purple flowers softening the metal of the vehicle.
More flowers in the pots and flower beds around the coffee shop.
The northern California sunshine certainly brings out Nature's colors and Jasmin's pics are fabulous.
I think I love this truck too! Perhaps because it almost looks 'girly' and I could see taking a road trip in it.
One of my favorite shots I took of Jasmin at the lake - coming in from a wave runner ride. She's definitely in a turquoise mode with that life jacket. Now wants to paint her bedroom this color!