Category Archives: Stories of my life

Goodbye, San Francisco…

Yes, I know, I left the Bay Area last week… but I had to finish off the Yosemite pictures. These are the last photos of my trip to visit my mom for her 95th birthday. I stopped, on my way … Continue reading

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My Yosemite adventure… part 14… the final chapter…

In a way, that photo of the entire Yosemite valley does capture the scale of the granite cliffs that surround it. Trees that are more than a hundred-feet-tall look like grass under the escarpments. Reflections in a still river. The … Continue reading

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My Yosemite adventure… part 13… no words, just pictures…

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Sunset over San Francisco… smoke, clouds and fog…

I decided to give you a break from all those Yosemite pictures to post a few photos I took one night on my recent visit to my mom for her 95th birthday. I drove up to one of my favorite … Continue reading

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My Yosemite adventure… part 12… in which I try, one more time, to explain how really huge those granite formations really are…

I used the telephoto lens to zoom in on a rock that was hanging over the edge of a cliff near Half Dome. That rock is probably the size of a small house. Or maybe even a big house. That’s … Continue reading

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My Yosemite adventure… part 11… sunrise…

  This is why I tend to get up super early on my adventures… I got to watch the sun come up over Yosemite. I took this first series of photos after driving partway back out of the park. (The … Continue reading

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My Yosemite adventure… part 10… yes, they have a big, fancy hotel there, because rich people need to see nature too…

I know, it sounds crazy. The same rich people who want to dump coal sluicing waste directly into streams and cut down all the forests to build towers still want to see a tree now and then. I mean, they … Continue reading

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