After a brief (they always seem that way) vacation, I was back down at the Laguna de Santa Rosa Monday, sort of the calm before the big chill.

The water was placid, and the sky was mostly clear.

The Laguna de Santa Rosa at sunset, Monday Dec. 2, 2013. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2013

Then, walking back to my car, I made a mistake frame.  Here it is, in all its squiggly glory.

Car lights from Occidental road, Monday Dec. 2, 2013 at the Laguna. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2013

-Kent Porter