It is tempting to bat up US 395 between Reno, NV and Riley, OR. Sometimes the subtle beauty of the high desert is just a bit too subtle.

But caught at the right time of day, the section between Alturas and Lakeview offers a comforting look back to what we now might think were simpler times.

A little photo essay is posted at: http://thechurchoftheopenroad.blogsp...oc-county.html

Hope to see you on the road up this way soon