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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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Leaf Peeping Along the Eastern Sierra

We headed over to the east side of the Sierra to check out the fall color. We drove over the Tioga Pass where I think we saw our best color, down to June Lake Loop, then up to Lundy Canyon, taking short walks from the car to get a closer look at nice color when we spotted it. We also ...

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Sing Peak Hike

The feel of fall was in the air as we headed out for Sing Peak in the Sierra National Forest. Bright red and yellow colors popped up along our cross country hike, while gusty winds and old cabins played an important part in our hike.

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The Wild Blue Yonder

Well now I’m photographing dog shows, air shows, concerts, plays, etc. instead of mountains and wildlife. The Oakmont News often sends me out on assignments. They put the photos up on their web site and in the bimonthly newspaper. No pay of course but I’ve been meeting interesting folks this way, like a friend who has published 22 books, mostly ...

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The Joy of Mini Gardening

As a child I often found myself drawn to the miniature. I recall the most fun with this happening outside, in the the little shaded space between two giant lilac bushes that grew outside my mothers kitchen window. I’ve always had an over active sense of “pretend” and I used to love to take my little dolls outside and design ...

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