July 1 - Looking to the Heights
More orchestration and pdf work respectively re Violin Concerto ("Ticklish") (page 67) and San Timoteo Can[yon]tata (11) before heading out with Harriet, Tisha, and Claire to
Lake Tahoe -- via
Yuba Gap /
and Castle Ridge,
Trail's crossing of Donner Summit,
veering south along the cliffy Truckee River.
After dropping off zee ladies at Commons Beach,
over Dollar Ridge,
past Tahoe Vista,
King's Beach, and
at last making the connection in the outskirts of Incline Village with Route 431.
upslope briefly in the car to last week's endpoint of
with panoramic views of
Rose Ridge and the
Take in the even larger panorama at Hairpin
picking up the posse (an adventure in and of itself) back in Tahoe City.
The way home is accomplished... welcomely, for a change... in daylight,
so there are more sights to see along the Truckee,
up and over Donner,
marvelling at lingering snowfields,
careening down to Emigrant Gap and the
returning for more composition re Psalm 99 and The Decameron - Second Day.