Returning to the scene of the evacuations up at *our* lake today was like driving through matchsticks. It’s been a year since we fled by truck, boat and jet ski during what proved to be the most dramatic “vacation” of our lives. The Dixie fire ended up consuming almost one million acres up here in Lassen County and beyond (it spanned four counties.) As we drove, we saw mike upon mike of devastation, but we saw countless signs of resiliency everywhere we looked as well. New light, new growth, new landscape. Grateful that though flanked by swaths where the fire broke all the way through to the waters edge, our little retreat was spared and the majestic tall trees still stand. That said, having had to leave two kiddos behind, arriving in a freak summer deluge, and finding the entire lake without power made for some not so welcome flashbacks. Tomorrow will be a new day. Gratitude for blessings here before us and those already on their way. 🌲🌲🌲 365 Days of 329 (329/365/y12) #365DaysofGratitude #GratitudeGirl #DailyGratitude #EverydayMagic #gratefulone #mysticmamas #hawksperch #puremagic #together #persist #itstheclimb #everydaymagic

Posted by lindsaypera at 2022-07-31 07:07:45 UTC