15 December 2010

To the “Valley Isle”

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Long before finding ourselves living on the West Coast, we’d been discussing the idea of visiting places along the Pacific Rim. It wasn’t very long after we moved into our Seattle apartment that we started thinking of destinations to try. It turned out that our first excursion was Maui. Our eleven […]

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30 April 2010

Seven Days, Four Seasons

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We’ve had ourselves some dramatic weather swings here in Yosemite, experiencing multiple seasons in a single 96-hour period. We arrived to a granite valley lit up by a bright and warm sun, followed by temperatures that cooled fairly significantly by the next morning. That by itself is pretty standard fare […]

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2 March 2010

Rainbow Over Our House

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McDowell Mountain Regional Park really has entertained these past weeks with its nightly light shows. The sun and clouds throw shadows on the mountains all day, every day. The occasional rain shower can make the scenery even more spectacular—the skies opening up for an hour or so and soaking the […]

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