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The Church of Mount Tamalpais – Sunday Morning Worship

  January 29, 2020 A belated first blogpost of the year/decade and an even more belated first hike. But it does follow an all too familiar pattern of a bout with the flu/head cold/sinusitis that descends on my immune system … Continue reading

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Late September Snows in Tahoe

Oct. 15, 2019 A bit after the fact, but this isn’t hard hitting timely journalism. Two weekends ago I was able to get up to South Lake Tahoe to hang out for a couple of days. I was planning on … Continue reading

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The Fun Side of Marketing – Design

October 14, 2019 Admittedly, I’m not a marketing whiz. But I do enjoy blending my photographic skills with my also admittedly meager graphic design skills. That being said, I think what works best for designing marketing materials for photographers (in … 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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The Wildflowers of Mt. Tamalpais

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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

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My Annual Tahoe Area Autumn Color Photo Safari

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October 2016 After missing the peak foliage season last year, I more than made up for it during my visit last Thursday and Friday. Up well before dawn and on the road with my large Peets coffee. I witnessed a … Continue reading

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A Year Half Full

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June 27, 2016 My how time flies when I have no John Muir Trail hike to plan for. In both 2014 and last year, as I tracked the months, days and minutes until I hit the trail, it seemed that … Continue reading

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Springtime on Mt. Tam & Muir Woods

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May 23, 2016 Although the much anticipated El Niño that we’d heard about since last summer didn’t quite live up to the historic and lofty expectations, it was still a decent year for rain and snowpack. Because of this it’s … Continue reading

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Yosemite and the Sierra Foothills

March 25, 2016 I’m pretty sure I speak for many of my fellow naturalists and outdoorspeople when I say that while this season’s (yes, it is ongoing) rainfall and snowpack have been good, the much hyped and ballyhooed El Niño … Continue reading

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