We've been on this road many times before. The wind, though, and the snow on the Grapevine, made it unusual (sorry, not very good pics; taken from the window of the car).
See that tumbleweed in the third picture? A whole bunch of them rolled across the road in intervals. Kevin said it was like a video game, trying to avoid them.
This is what the view from my window looked like a few days ago. .... before this most recent blizzard. I'll take another picture in a few days. Right now the whole world is white out there.
Everything is flowing— going somewhere, animals and so-called lifeless rocks as well as water. Thus the snow flows fast or slow in grand beauty-making glaciers and avalanches; the air in majestic floods carrying minerals, plant leaves, seeds, spores, with streams of music and fragrance; water streams carrying rocks... John Muir