Monthly Archives: June 2013

Roaring River Falls, Kings Canyon National Park

“Kings River Canyon calls forth the most enthusiastic encomiums of all who have visited it. The rocks tower in majestic altitude above the bed of the tumultuous stream, their profiles carved by the elements in shapes that suggest the work … Continue reading

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Rolling with Little Ms. E, Sequoia National Park

You have to be committed to push a stroller along a rocky mountain trail for two miles up and down a small canyon, while wearing flip-flops. Or maybe you just need to be committed. The trail began as a three-foot-wide … Continue reading

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El Saucito Ranch House, Carrizo Plain (1878)

The El Saucito Ranch house, built of redwood by Chester Rude Brumley in 1878, was occupied until the late 1960s and is the oldest still standing farm house on the Carrizo Plain. “Mr. Brumley has grown grapes, figs, pears, apples … Continue reading

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Hand Caught Trout in the Sierra

“There’s a fine line between fishing and standing on the shore like an idiot.” —Steven Wright With our long ago planned outing thoroughly drowned in a week’s worth of forecasted Oregonian rain, we decided on an alternative eleventh hour fallback … Continue reading

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