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The Valley of the Moon

A few days ago Joan, my mom Joyce and I returned from visiting family in Sonoma California.   Sonoma is nestled in a spectacularly fertile, rolling and green patch of the planet roughly 45 minutes north and east of San Francisco. 409 more words

Sonoma CA

Sierra-Tahoe Fine Art by Shanti Parks

Shanti Parks is a Miwok artist living in the northern Sierra Nevada Mountains of Northern California, not far from where she was born. Her family has been in these mountains since the beginning, and she is proud of that. 232 more words


The Coming of Thunder

The Coming of Thunder


Bear, Deer’s sister-in-law, wanted Deer’s two fawns for herself. One day she invited deer over and killer her. She ate her all up, except for her liver. 474 more words

Native American Tales

Race Report: Miwok 100K

I showed up at the Miwok 100K starting line yesterday (May 7) with the intent to finish the race before the 15:30 cutoff time and earn my Western States 100 qualifier. 4,653 more words


Yosemite II

We stayed in Tuolomne meadows, did several hikes with fantastic views, and had a fun time relaxing with family. We hiked North Dome and took a pretty fantastic family photo at the top of the hike. 140 more words

Gazelle vs. Goliath

My attitude continues to flip-flop.

One second a surge of confidence runs through my veins and it’s, “Come at me, Miwok! You don’t scare me with your big, bad hills or your hallucinations. 143 more words