Tiny Valley at Sunrise

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Matt Grigsby
Matt Grigsby was born and raised in Redding but has often felt he should have been born in Italy. By day he's a computer analyst toiling for the public good and by night he searches airline websites for great travel deals. His interests include books, movies, prowling thrift shops for treasure and tricking his friends into cooking for him. One day he hopes to complete his quest in finding the best gelato shop in Italy.
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4 Responses

  1. Avatar `AJacoby says:

    Is that a real sunrise in a real place or just some electronic manipulation? Whatever it is, it is beautiful!!!

    • Avatar Matt Grigsby says:

      It is indeed a real sunrise in a real place (outside Burney). I just adjusted the focus to the foreground which gives it that dollhouse look. I'm glad you like it!

      • Avatar `AJacoby says:

        Matt… thanks for humoring me when I ask about the where of a picture. I'm an inveterate map reader and love geography so I find the 'where' of things of great interest. I knew we had all kinds of valleys: Long Valley, Short Valley, Green Valley…etc., etc. but didn't realize we had a Tiny Valley.

        • Avatar Matt Grigsby says:

          To be honest, I just called it a tiny valley because I wasn't sure what the true name was. I'm not even sure what the name of that mountain is. I think there was a sign at the vista point, but if I read it then I promptly forgot it.

          I'm sort of a "general area" geographer.