Few kind words are spoken of Wal-Mart. But this past weekend I went shopping at my nearest store and saw, just as I was about to make the turn into the parking lot, a beautiful scene in the Hudson Valley below. I didn't have a camera so had to go home, unload my groceries etc. and return to take these photos.
I saw the city of Albany below me in the Hudson River Valley, surrounded by trees clad in autumn color. Albany sits so low in the valley that there's few places to glimpse a typical skyline view. But my local Wal-Mart is one of them:
And from another parking lot, just up the road a piece, a slightly different angle: