Monthly Archives: January 2011

We have snow!

Finally, after being here for 3 weeks of sunny and 50-degree weather, we have snow! I woke up to snow this morning and it continued to fall for a good part of the daylight hours – really big thick flakes … Continue reading

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Mist Trail

I want to share some pictures from my short hike (4 miles round trip) on the Mist trail yesterday. Some might argue that 4 miles is not a short hike, but I maintain that it is considering that I didn’t … Continue reading

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Submitted!

I submitted my first federal job application! I must say that the federal resume is a beast that I’m glad to be (at least for now) finished with. The position I applied for was an Interpretive Ranger Position. Basically, it’s … Continue reading

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Giant Sequoias

Yesterday I spent a couple of hours hiking the lower portion of the Mariposa Grove of Big Trees. The grove is located near Wawona right inside the south entrance to the park. It was a majestic and awe-inspiring hike. I … Continue reading

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The Mish-Mash of a Diary Entry

Yesterday marked my being in the park for 2 weeks. On the one hand, I feel almost like a local now. And on the other hand, I feel like I just showed up 5 minutes ago. So it goes, I … Continue reading

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Teaser…

I’ve had a busy couple of days! More pictures and stories to come on my latest hiking and driving adventures, junior rangers, yoga, dinners, and wildlife sightings. But for now, here’s a picture from today’s hike…

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Sunset Serenity

Half Dome turned a little bit golden by the evening sun… Royal Arches with North Dome above and Washington Column a little hidden by tree branches over on the right side of the arches…

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