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“As I Was Walking” – a John Muir Trail Book

October 16, 2019 My digital book, “As I Was Walking: Two Summers Exploring and Photographing the John Muir Trail,” has been available since this past March. I’m now working on the prequel, “The Mount Whitney Journals.” TMWJ is the project … Continue reading

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As I Was Walking – Now on Sale

March 21, 2019 – My first book is now on sale through Apple Books. Featuring hundreds of photos and even more words. The book is the culmination of three years of painstaking work: writing, editing, revising and then working out … Continue reading

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“As I Was Walking” – The John Muir Trail

February 5, 2018 It was just over two years ago that, somewhat fresh from my 220-mile stroll down the John Muir Trail, I started writing a book about my adventure. It was actually two adventures – my first attempt at … Continue reading

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Not Quite an End of Year Gallery – but close

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November 6, 2017 I suppose it’s part of my Catholic upbringing – and the attendant guilt – that makes me feel as though I need to explain my absence from the world of Blog. It’s like going into a confessional, … Continue reading

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A Reading from the Gospel of Stupidity 3:17 – A Yosemite Tale

June 30, 2014 Today marks the 150 – year anniversary of President Lincoln’s signing of the Yosemite Land Grant, which put Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Grove under federal protection. They didn’t use the term ‘National Park’ in those days, … Continue reading

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Aha! So THAT’s Why They’re the State Flower

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April 25, 2014 – Mt. Diablo State Park Warning! If you dislike poppies, you probably aren’t going to like this latest blog post. Granted, you’ll find a stray lupine or two, some sunflowers, a buttercup, a thistle and a really … Continue reading

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Winter’s Late Arrival – Lake Tahoe Snow

  February 8, 2014 I’ve grown weary of hearing the meteorologists and agronomists and their ilk spout their predictable warnings that the rain and snow are but drops in the bucket (almost literally) and will not make a dent in … Continue reading

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