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Jose Mighty


I couldn’t wait to set foot on that Valley floor again. My desire to be there was only trumped by my desire to have Ellen set her eyes upon the first view of Halfdome and El Capitan. The trouble was that Ellen had taken a near-fatal combination of allergy and motion sickness drugs; Climbing El Capitan would have been easier than rousing her. Thankfully, I managed to pullover at that first turn-out and snap some [...]


Sunsets and Driving and BEARS, Oh My!


Driving up hwy 89 Sonora Pass, along the east side of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, Richard spots a lovely meadow and says, “What a lovely meadow, let’s stop and have a picnic lunch!” We stopped. What’s that at the other edge of the meadow? Zoom in….. Zoom in more…..