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All Things Bright And Beautiful

46 years ago on the Sunday before Thanksgiving a television special premiered starring Burl Ives, Lionel Hampton, Randy Sparks & The Back Porch Majority, and me. It was November 24, 1968, and I was just nine years old. Burl Ives was already a huge star known to many as the Wayfaring Stranger. My mom said to call him Mr. Ives. ...

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More Leaf Peeping in Yosemite Valley

It had been 3 weeks since we last checked out the fall colors along the Merced River in Yosemite Valley. We had been focusing on the dogwoods on that trip but had been hearing that the yellow and orange colors were really popping so we needed to check it out. If you haven’t already taken a drive up there to ...

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Hiking with Sally in Nelder Grove

We didn’t need to travel too far for a hike that had fall color and room for Sally to run. Many times we don’t think of this jewel that has Giant Sequoias groves, picnic tables, and many trails to explore. This time of the year, the dogwoods were putting on a show for us.

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The Versatile Air Plant

As we approach the Holliday season, I would like to introduce one of the plant species I find to be a very successful and unique gift item. Air plants, as the name implies, live off of the air and have no roots. They are actually bromeliads that adapted to live without taking root. The only care they require, is to ...

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Leaf Peeping in Yosemite Valley

We were very curious what those fall colors were up to in Yosemite Valley, so we took a little drive to see how they were shaping up. It was also worth taking that little hike to explore along the Merced River where we were rewarded with gorgeous reflections in the river. Parking at the Ahwahnee Hotel, we hiked up the ...

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Hiking with Sally and Raven to Green Lake

We loaded up the dogs and headed over to the east side to see what kind of fall colors we might discover. We planned on visiting Green Creek, about four miles south of Bridgeport, and we hit the jackpot with prime aspen floors of yellow and gold, set against gorgeous mountains and reflecting in the beaver ponds.

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