Monthly Archives: April 2011

My last winter weekend in Yosemite…

This weekend has definitely been the most intense weekend I’ve had here. Seriously. I’ll be sparing on the details; trust me that you’re grateful. I’m just not feeling the verbosity this morning. Sunday evening we had a house dinner (perhaps … Continue reading

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Bear Sighting!

I saw my first bear this morning! I was riding with Kirsten out to Happy Isles to help set up for National Junior Ranger Day. He was on the opposite side of the river. Big bear. Kind of a lighter … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day!

In honor of Earth Day, I’m going to go on a bear hunt this morning. There have been multiple sightings of Orange 66 in the Happy Isles area of the Valley. I have yet to see a bear in the … Continue reading

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View While Laying on the Back Deck:

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The Moonbow Experience

The moonbow is a lunar rainbow. Yes, it’s real. And yes, I’ve seen it. It’s occurring this week at Yosemite Falls due to the full moon. A group of us RCers went and watched the screening of the new PBS … Continue reading

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Glorious nature…

The other night after work, Kirsten and I went on an amphibian hunt behind the chapel. We didn’t find any Ensatinas, but we might’ve seen a Peregrine Falcon. And it was awesome to listen to the combination of chorus frogs, … Continue reading

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Valley Floor Loop Trail

I hiked the 13-mile Valley Floor Loop trail this past week. The path I actually hiked was closer to 15 miles. I made a detour to walk up and touch the base of El Capitan and then had to make … Continue reading

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