Monthly Archives: September 2011

On Golden Pond

A wonderful weekend at Keuka Lake, one of the Finger Lakes of NY state. The time spent hiking, drinking wine, skipping rocks, and catching footballs off the dock (badly). A great time to catch up with friends, and basically have a really relaxing … Continue reading

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the Mighty Kings Canyon – Mist falls

And finally , Amy arrived and it was time to see Kings Canyon NP. Kings Canyon, with a maximum depth of 8,200 feet (2,500 m), is one of the deepest canyons in the United States.[6][7] The canyon was carved by glaciers out of granite. The Kings Can… Continue reading

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All Along the Watchtower

On Friday, I needed to fill the day with lots of hikes, as I was still on my own. Amy would arrive after 6pm, so I had plenty of time. I started with a major 9 mile round trip hike. This was a hike to Heather Lake , via a trail past a granite mono… Continue reading

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Welcome to Sequoia National Park

Well ??? I was supposed to be hiking with Brodie???.. in the Yosemite high country – starting in Lyell canyon. Alas, it was not to be, as Brodie hurt his back and was unable to go (damn). With no back-county hike possible, I quickly recast this into a… Continue reading

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Kitcat – the insanity continues

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Mom roots for the Yankees (in person) – especially Swisher

Well ??? my dear mom (of France DYB fame), went to her very first profession baseball game today. She took her favorite date (pop) and totally got into the experience. The game was a whirlwind, won by the Yanks, and included a grand slam. There was … Continue reading

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