2019/04/21 >> Not Castle Rock on Easter, no parking - Hiked Skyline trail instead to Summit Rock, Gate was closed - Spent the night before in Santa Cruz
2019/04/06 >> Carrizo Plain National Monument super wildflower bloom
2019/03/30 >> Sierra Foothills - Pine Flat Lake - Pa'san Ridge Trail - Lots of wild flowers
2019/02/24 >> Sandy RIP - We Love You, Sandy poo!
2018/12/31 >> Salmon Creek Falls on the Salmon Creek Trail, Big Sur - Elephant Seals
2018/12/20 >> Sandy's Wheelchair
2018/11/22 >> A nice Thanksgiving Yosemite hike beyond Happy Isles, after some rain.
2018/11/11 >> Dry Yosemite Valley wander - Yosemite Falls without water
2018/09/22 >> Panoramic Point and Park Ridge Fire Lookout Tower in Kings Canyon National Park
2018/09/16 >> Illilouette Falls trail from Glacier Point (part of the Panorama Trail) in Yosemite
2018/08/31 >> Twin Lakes again. Myra tried but altitude got to her so she turned back after 2 miles. Too bad, I had the whole lake to myself, but only stayed about five minutes so I could get back to Myra and get her down to lower elevations.
2018/07/22 >> Land of Medicine Buddha Retreat Center near Santa Cruz
2018/07/11 >> Twin Lakes on my own via potter pass trail. Beautiful!
2018/06/30 >> Monterey Bay Aquarium with Ivy and Paul
2018/06/17 >> Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias in Yosemite opened up after a long period of restoration.
2018/06/08 >> Little Duckie in our pool. Came home from dinner and she was gone. Hope it was mama duck who came and got her.
2018/05/28 >> Little Baldy and a deer at Lost Grove at Sequoia National Park
2018/05/20 >> Indian Pools
2018/05/12 >> Took the Sandy to Yosemite, on Mother's day for a group photo shoot, so Mom could have something for her wall.
2018/04/29 >> Cloudy day in Yosemite Valley
2018/04/01 >> Willow Creek trail near Bass Lake, featuring Angel Falls and Devils Slide.
2018/01/28 >> Mirror Lake Loop
2018/01/01 >> Artist Point veiw of Yosemite Valley above tunnel veiw. Not much difference.
2017/10/30 >> North Grove by Grant Grove in Sequoia, with a distant overlook of Sequoia lake where I stopped for lunch. I had the whole place to myself for the entire hike. Went on my own Monday to get my annual pass, in case the GOP's proposal to double
2017/10/14 >> Hiked up the walk off for Munginella while our friends climbed it, near Yosemite Falls. It was our first outdoor climb back in 2013. Earlier we saw some deer taking nap.
2017/09/30 >> Heather Lake in Sequoia NP via the Watchtower trail with Ivy and Don
2017/09/23 >> Heather Lake in Sequoia NP via the Hump Trail - Myra has a close encounter with a huge black bear!
2017/09/16 >> Neighbors across the street threw a birthday party and had "Featherbone", a family member's band, play.
2017/09/09 >> Santa Cruz
2017/09/03 >> Feeding Elephants at Monterey Zoo
2017/08/19 >> Montaña de Oro State Park by Morro Bay
2017/08/12 >> Dog Lake by Lembert Dome at Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite
2017/07/16 >> Muir Grove and Dorst Creek
2017/06/25 >> Peacocks at the Shinzen Japanese Garden in Woodward Park with Jeff
2017/06/22 Attempted to navigate through the snow to Twin Lakes in Kaiser wilderness near Huntington Lake
2017/06/21 Yosemite with Jeff at Glacier Point, Sentinel Dome, and part of the Pohono Trail. Lots of Great views.
2017/06/20 >> Kings Canyon National Park with Jeff - Grant Grove, Grizzly Falls, Roaring River Falls, and flooded Zumwalt Meadow
2017/06/18 >> Indian Pools and Rancheria Falls - near Huntington Lake with Jeff
2017/06/17 >> Sequioa National Park with Jeff - General Sherman Tree Trail, Congress Trail, and Big Trees Trail
2017/06/16 >> Yosemite Valley with Jeff - Bridalveil Falls, Yosemite Falls, and Mirror Lake
2017/06/11 >> San Joaquin River Gorge Trail - 2.2 miles 528 evg and Pa'san Ridge Trail - 6.1 miles 1409 evg.
2017/06/04 >> Vernal Falls - Wettest ever! The mist trail was like the Rain Trail. Did not go all the way. Merced River is flowing super fast.
2017/04/30 >> Hite Cove
2017/04/08 >> Monterey and Carmel - Went to visit and spend the day with our good friends Paul and Ginger. Good time!
2017/04/01 >> Yosemite Valley first time this year. Lots of water from double average snow levels on the peaks.
2017/03/31 >> High winds partially uprooted my tree. You can see the tree was leaning about 15 degrees, so it had to be taken out.
2017/01/13 >> Lost Kitty
2016/12/22 >> New Christmas Decorations 2016