Tag Archives: Yosemite NP

Aerial Photos (and Fishing) – ABQ to Oakland & Oakland to San Diego, 3/12-18/2020

On March 12, when the US pandemic was just getting underway,  Kathy and I flew to Oakland, CA. We judged that the risk of contracting Covid 19 was still quite small. Not enough, in any case, to pass up, for … Continue reading

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Yosemite National Park – The High Sierras

The northern boundary of Yosemite National Park follows a ridge that runs east/west, and starts, on the west, with Tower Peak, and then continues eastward with Ehrnbeck Peak, Crown Point, Slide Mountain, the Sawtooth Ridge and Matterhorn Peak. Tower Peak … Continue reading

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California, September, 2017 – Part 2

We next visited the Bay Area, to see my grandson Quin Miller off to a year in Italy, and otherwise spend time with our two families – the Levys and Millers. In Berkeley, we went to The Rare Barrel. I’d … Continue reading

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Aerial Photos, ABQ-Oakland-ABQ, 1/14

Flight from ABQ to Oakland, with the latter part of the flight in or above clouds. Oakland to ABQ

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Road Trip, Part 7 – Yosemite NP and Bridgeport, CA, Sept. 28-29

One can zoom across the Sierras by I-80. But it’s way more soulful, as my son Ethan pointed out, to cross via Tioga Pass. Since we were in no real hurry and had designs on certain locales on the eastern … Continue reading

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Road Trip, Part 6 – Alameda, Albany, Muir Woods, Muir Beach, Bolinas Lagoon and beach, CA, Sept. 21-28/14

Mudflats along the San Leandro channel, which separates Alameda from Bay Farm Island, usually host a multitude of shorebirds and waterfowl, and are just a few minutes stroll from the Levy’s home in Alameda. There is a nice walk that … Continue reading

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California Outward Bound School, Yosemite NP, 1971

I spent the summer of 1971 working as an instructor for the California Outward Bound School. We were headquartered at a moth-balled Marine base at Pickel Meadows, on the east side of the Sierras, where the West Walker River crosses … Continue reading

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