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Dawn Magic, Death Valley NP

Dawn Magic, Death Valley NP

My wife, Margaret and I have made two trips to Death Valley this winter. The second was interrupted by news of the campground closure at Furnace Creek due to spread of the coronavirus. There is spotty…
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A Rainy Autumn Afternoon

A Rainy Autumn Afternoon

Have a wonderful Holiday!!!Here are some new thoughts!I’ve been sitting here in my Gallery, watching the snow falling, and falling, and thinking that I am not as happy with winter these days in my l…
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Autumn in Yosemite

Autumn in Yosemite

The Autumn of 2019 was not all that special here in the eastern Sierra. Some moments were beautiful, but overall there were two early freezes that wrecked all of the high Aspens. Later and at lower…
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First Autumn Color in Mammoth

First Autumn Color in Mammoth

Autumn is magic here in the Eastern Sierra. The season usually begins by the middle of September and lasts until the second week of November. 2019 was a huge, almost ugly winter. The spring color ch…
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Autumn in Tuolumne Meadows

Autumn in Tuolumne Meadows

Tuolumne Meadows is a special place for me and my family. Looking back over fifty years now, my first trips to the meadows were the end the college years I had planned for the future. I was starting…
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A Moment in Tuolumne Meadows

A Moment in Tuolumne Meadows

Tuolumne Meadows is a special place for me and my family. I will never forget some of my first visits. I remember starting a back-country trip in the Meadows in June of 1970–when I was 14 years old—…
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Celestial Evening at Tioga Lake

Celestial Evening at Tioga Lake

If you’re a football fan, you’ll recognize this old quote from Vince Lombardi: “Perfecting the art of practice.” It’s something I think about often, and this image is a result of it. I have been worki…
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