I took a hike up to O'Malley Peak. I didn't got to the ridge, but it was super windy. It was beautiful below so I just came down. Along the way there were about a million ground squirrels. I was the first one to the ballpark (this part of the hike) in the morning so they were just running around happily.
I also spied a ptarmigan cooing. I nearly stepped on it - silly bird.
After I got down from the ridge, I saw that I could easily get down to the lake I always stop by for lunch. I took of m shoes and cooled off my feet! It was glorious. There wasn't a soul around and I stayed for quite some time!
The water is an amazing green color (though I think it is called Black Lake...). There wasn't a weed, bug or creature in it. I really wanted to hop in for a dip, but it was COLD on the feet and didn't think it would be as good of an idea in reality.