Monthly Archives: October 2012

Three Kingfishers and a Kestrel

You know it’s been a good birding experience when you find yourself saying things like, “look, it’s another kingfisher!” and “…there’s a great blue heron right out my window.” Yesterday, Craig and I went birding in El Portal on Incline … Continue reading

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The El Portal Bear

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Rain!

RAIN! Finally we have rain! And a little bit of snow too. There’s that damp coldness in the air that speaks of fall and coming winter. It’s been such a dry year that I’m having a hard time remembering the … Continue reading

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Eastern Sierra Aspens

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The Last Days of My 29th Year

Last weekend, though recovering from the flu (thanks, Valley Visitor Center), I insisted my fever had fallen enough to go through with our semi-planned Eastside adventure. And so Saturday morning found Craig driving us from El Portal to Mammoth Lakes. … Continue reading

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Yosemite Valley Bear

First bear sighting of the fall! First sighting of the year, really. He was right in front of the Visitor Center as I was getting off the bus in the morning. Great start to the day even if I did … Continue reading

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Lake Tahoe

Between the close of the Tuolumne VC and my move down to El Portal, Craig and I took a little roadtrip up to Lake Tahoe. My old college buddy from Texas, Brian, was in town for a wedding. So I … Continue reading

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