House in the Hills

Dear Friends,

Greetings from Sequoia National Park in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California!

The snow might be sparkling in the bright sunshine but it’s very cold. Lucky my lederhosen are fur lined.

Do you see the cute little chalet tucked away among the sequoia trees? I love the split level design and the steep snow-covered gables. I think it would be a great holiday home, just the right size for an international jet setter like myself.

Oh no!

On closer inspection I’ve changed my mind.

It’s a little too open plan for my liking.


Becky invited me to contribute to her April Bright Squares photo challenge. Pop over to The Life of B to see more fabulous entries.


  1. well hello Justin, what a treat you are back and taking us on real jet setting treats

  2. Fur lined lederhosen must be such a boon in chilly weather. πŸ™‚ I can see why, from the distance, you might like the idea of that chalet – it would have been the perfect spot. πŸ˜€

  3. Great to see you again, Justin. We agree, Mountain snow is sparkly and beautiful. But cold. And those trees are huge. Hope you enjoyed your vacation in the USA.

  4. Still searching for that cute little chalet. πŸ™‚
    Like your square entry.

    • Thanks! If I could find a real chalet, I’d definitely move in. πŸ™‚

  5. Beautiful place!

  6. Great photos and awesome commentary. I think it would be a bit drafty! πŸ™‚

    • Hi Lisa. I agree with you. It would be very uncomfortable in the middle of winter.


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