Monthly Archives: July 2011

By special request…

…here’s my granola recipe. I originally got the recipe from a fellow housemate at the Ranger’s Club, Brien. But I’ve highly modified it to make it uniquely mine… there’s a lot of options on this recipe to make it easy … Continue reading

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Programs and Movies and Popcorn and Mosquitoes

I went to a YC evening program the other night. It was Ron Kauk’s movie “Return to Balance: A Climber’s Journey” and Ron was there for a Q&A afterwards. Ron is a local who’s been climbing in the area since … Continue reading

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A List for Yosemite

In my old Vox blog, I used to like making lists. Lots of lists. And in the spirit of that, here’s a Yosemite list of the randomness that is my world… Loving the new Chacos. Still getting used to having … Continue reading

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backpacking picture upload…

It’s been a few days now since my backpacking trip. I had lots of reflective time while I was out in the backcountry (true, I wasn’t that far out, but it was still far enough at the time). It was … Continue reading

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July Solo Backpacking Trip

Do you measure the success of a trip in number of miles hiked? Number of pictures taken? Memories formed? Mosquito bites? Bruises and scraps? No matter what the basis, my overnight trek across the north rim of the Valley was … Continue reading

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July 4th in Yosemite

July 4th in Yosemite… This place is way better than fireworks. After work, we all met up at Res 4 and hiked/scrambled out to Devil’s Bathtub. We being myself and Adam, Matt and Katie, as well as some random climbers … Continue reading

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What to do?

Starting Tuesday I’ve got at least 5 unobligated days in front of me. What should I do with that time? I could catch up on sleep and just laze around and read and draw. I could try my hand at … Continue reading

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Of Housesitting and Baking and Volunteering and Life in General

I’m currently housesitting down in El Portal. Here are the two sweet cats, Willie and Paco, that I’m taking care of:       Tonight is my last night here as the gal I’m housesitting for is coming back into town tomorrow. … Continue reading

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