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July 4, 2017 Not that I’m self-important or deluded to the point of thinking my absence from the blogosphere has been noticed by my readers or the mainstream press, but I do apologize for my lack of recent posts. My … Continue reading
Tagged beauty, California, California State Parks, flowers, landscape, Marin, Marin County, Mount Tamalpais State Park, nature, travel, Wildflowers
This gallery contains 29 photos.
December 5, 2016 Here in Northern California, after an extended drought that saw some short term relief with a decent rainy season last year, we’re understandably hesitant to become overly giddy about early rains in October and November. But at … Continue reading
Tagged beauty, botany, California, California State Parks, fine art, macro, Marin County, mountains, Mt. Tamalpais, mushrooms, mycology, nature, wild mushrooms
Faced with a surprise extra day off this week, I made last minute arrangements to pay a visit to Yosemite National Park. I left Alameda early Tuesday with my ever-present cup of Peets and arrived at Hodgdon Meadow Campground just … Continue reading
Posted in Local Hikes, Uncategorized, Yosemite
Tagged beauty, California, camping, hiking, nature, photography, Sierra Nevada, Wildflowers, Yosemite, Yosemite National Park
As my hiking year winds down, I confess I have no new images to post. Instead I want to share some of my favorite images from the past few years. I don’t claim that they are the best in my … Continue reading
Posted in Lake Tahoe hikes, Local Hikes, Mt. Whitney (2011), Uncategorized
Tagged Aspens, beauty, California, Fall Colors, hiking, Hope Valley, Lake Tahoe, Marin County, Mt. Tamalpais, Mt. Whitney, photography, Rancho San Antonio, Sierra Nevada, Wildflowers, Yosemite
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A late August/early September trip to Hope Valley and Carson Pass. I drove up on a Wednesday, excited about finally reserving a room at the wonderful Sorensen’s Resort on Highway 88 in Hope Valley, California. This valley, which lies about … Continue reading
Tagged beauty, California, Carson Pass, hiking, Hope Valley, humor, Lake Tahoe, mountains, nature, photography, Sierra Nevada, Sorensens Resort, Wildflowers, Winnemuca Lake
Mt. Whitney and the Eastern Sierras Up early for the 115-mile drive from June Lake to Lone Pine, I make a short detour to the amazing Schat’s Bakkery in Mammoth to pick up a box of doughnuts for me & … Continue reading
August 25, 2011
Tagged beauty, California, camping, hiking, Lake Tahoe, Lone Pine, Lone Pine Creek, Mirror Lake, Mt. Whitney, non-fiction, photography, Sierra Nevada, stars, Whitney Portal Campground, Wildflowers
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As promised when I first started this blog, I will dedicate some of my entries to non-Mt. Whitney topics. I am currently in training for another Mt. Whitney attempt, possibly my last one for a while. I’m hoping to give … Continue reading