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Hite Cove Backpacking

When: April 14-15th 2017              

Who: Ben & Sarah                                   Where: Hite Cove in El Portal, Ca (right outside of Yosemite on Hwy 140)

Hite Cove is a random little spot that I happened to stumble upon while searching for early season backpacking options not too far from our home in Oakland, Ca. 1,011 more words


The Gift

April 1, 2017
Merced River Trail
Roundtrip distance: 3.04 miles

It was April Fools’ Day, the first day that it really felt like spring.  I waited with baited breath for all my children to arrive at home.  427 more words


Yosemite Falls Reflections

Yosemite Falls is the highest waterfall in Yosemite National Park, dropping a total of 2,425 feet from the top of the upper fall to the base of the lower fall. 10 more words


Autumn in Yosemite-Mist Trail

November 2016

This was our first time visiting Yosemite in Autumn. Thanks to my best friend’s visit- all the way from India – with her family, we decided to make a day trip to Yosemite, and ended up hiking Mist Trail to the top of Vernal Fall. 209 more words


Catching Up

February 5, 2017:  I was shocked to see that the last time I posted here was just over one year ago.  I began to write last summer, but never posted it.  177 more words


The illusion of depth

It seems too obvious to mention, but I’ll say it anyway: Photography is a futile attempt to render a three-dimensional world in a two-dimensional medium. Unfortunately, that reality doesn’t seem to keep people from putting their eye to their viewfinder and clicking without regard for their camera’s unique view of the world. 793 more words