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Moonrise At Mono Lake

We’re just in from 3 nights on the June Lake Loop, looking for fall color. On the first night, Monday, we ate dinner on the deck of the Tioga Lodge on the shores (almost) of Mono Lake. I took these moonrise pics at 7:30 right from our table. Excellent food there, too.

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Lillian Lake Loop Hike

I found it! That elusive fall color that I have been searching for was not too far away and we had some beautiful high lakes thrown in as a bonus treat. On our hike this week we headed to the Ansel Adams Wilderness Area. We drove up Beasore Road near Bass Lake, also known as the Sierra Vista Scenic Byway, ...

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Chores: Cleaning Gutters . . . Again

Looking out my window and watching those oak leaves coming down made me smile, realizing that the season is definitely changing. Those leaves have really been coming down at my house lately and I knew that I needed to take a peek at my gutters to see if I needed to clean them out . . . again. I invite ...

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Dana Plateau Hike

Is it time for fall color yet? We decided it was right time for one of our more challenging hikes that we do every year, but hadn’t got around to yet this year. Personally, I wanted to see if we could get a glimpse of fall colors.

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About Candace Gregory

Candace is sure enjoying her retirement life. Enjoying the outdoors, hiking Yosemite National Park and the surrounding Wilderness areas is one of her favorite things to do. Sometimes her chow hound Sally accompanies her on her adventures. But she finds that she can’t play every day. There are chores to do. Living in the foothills requires some hard work and ...

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Chores

Yesterday began with a morning job, meant to be finished before it got too hot outside. It ended up with a realization. Chores do that, sometimes. Our first spring in the foothills, we got chicks and I became sort of a self-styled chicken whisperer. Every spring since, until this year, I’ve had baby chicks in my office well past their ...

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Paris In The Rain

After a month driving around France this June (we did the opposite loop direction in 99), we spent our 50th wedding anniversary in Paris, where we met old graduate student friends from the sixties for dinner and drinks. I’ll spare you most of the typical tourist shots of the Eiffel Tower, substituting toilettes and subways instead.

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