My day at Work

Today I had to drive 3.5 hours for a meeting, then another half an hour to another, then turn around and drive home.  It was a long day,but I was driving a brand new Subaru Outback, a tester for our new fleet replacement, so that was kinda nice, if worrisome that someone might do damage to it whilst I was driving it.

I left home at 6.45am, in the dark, and it wasn’t until about an hour later that the sun really started to make a difference.  By then I was heading up into the Midlands, and there was still lots and lots of frost on the paddocks, so it was looking quite white.  A couple of times there were beautiful photo opportunities, but they were inthe middle of the highway, so I just had to use my mental camera, and admire the view for myself.

I did manage to get a couple, so here they are:

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This doesn’t look as nice in the picture as it was in reality.  Just back a bit from this place, when I was up on a rise, it looked like an island surrounded by a lake of white clouds.

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It was -2degrees Celsius here, but it was so pretty to see the sun shine through the fog and sparkle the frost.

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Saw this jet trail whilst driving further up the road (thought it might have been aliens invading)

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Then later another.  This one was really long, twice as much more as what is in the picture, and I could also see the remains of two others as well.  By now I am thinking it’s definitely aliens, and will I get home before they land 🙂

I had my 2 meetings, drove home, picked up D1 who has come home for the night to soak in my bath (yay), and now I am drinking a glass of wine and eating Tim Tams and telling you about my day.  – Oh, and no damage to the car, phew.

Soon it will be sleepy byes time, and the weekend tomorrow.  Hope those aliens stay away.

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10 thoughts on “My day at Work

  1. wantaps 30/05/2014 / 9:19 pm

    Sounds like you really had a busy day but those views are really beautiful! Good thing you have enjoyed seeing them even you had a long drive.

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    • Claudette 31/05/2014 / 8:58 am

      Yes, there were o many more that I wished I had been able to take 🙂

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  2. Maria Brinkley 30/05/2014 / 11:11 pm

    Lovely! Thanks for sharing this. Cold weather often makes the scenery more beautiful. 😊❄️

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    • Claudette 31/05/2014 / 8:57 am

      Certainly does. Makes the mundane look extraordinary

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    • Claudette 31/05/2014 / 8:57 am

      Thanks. Appreciate your comment. Have a lovely day.

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  3. kazg10 31/05/2014 / 10:17 pm

    Love your beautiful state, your photos and your imagination, may it know no bounds! Enjoy the rest of your weekend….

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    • Claudette 01/06/2014 / 2:09 pm

      Thanks. Hope yours was good. Sunny here for the first day of Winter. 🙂

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  4. Hugh's Views and News 01/06/2014 / 5:57 pm

    Great pictures Claudette, I really do like winter photo’s especially when the sun is low in a cloudless blue sky. The light at that of the year is so beautiful and strangely warming.

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    • Claudette 01/06/2014 / 6:16 pm

      Thanks Hugh, was pretty nippy out of the car, but worth it to get that pic. 🙂

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