“On one side of the river the golden foothill slopes curve up to the strong and rocky Gabilan mountains, but on the valley side the water is lined with trees-willows fresh and green with every spring, carrying in their lower leaf junctures the debris of the winter’s flooding.”
They arrived at Soledad, California.
“Let's have different color rabbits, George.”"Sure we wil," "George said sleepily.""Red and blue and green rabbits, Lennie. Millions of 'em."
“George’s hand remained outstretched imperiously. Slowly, like a terrier who doesn’t want to bring a ball to its master, Lennie approached, drew back, approached again.”
As the day became night they gathered wood to create a fire and eat beans.