Monthly Archives: November 2011

Happy Thanksgiving!

I never thought of camping in a national park as a Thanksgiving holiday destination, but apparently it is for some people. Which is totally brilliant. I am working on a brillance all my own… this is my first Thanksgiving in … Continue reading

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The Quiet Days

We’re getting back into the quiet days of winter in Yosemite Valley. The visitor lulls in the VC allow time for reading and art projects and talking across the room to the ranger deskers. I finished up Lonesome Dove and … Continue reading

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El Portal Escapades

I’m loving living in El Portal so far. It’s the lowest elevation that I’ve lived at in California so far – 2,000 ft. Here’s a little idea of what life is like in El Portal, nestled in the Sierra National … Continue reading

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Sundays in the Museum

We’re in the middle of a series of winter storms in the Sierra right now that have made their way down from the Gulf of Alaska. The Valley is blanketed in snow, the Tioga Road is closed (probably not for … Continue reading

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