Three Rivers to Barstow

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Fresh waffles for breakfast again, and on the road at 9:15. Drove past Lake Kaweah, a reservoir which looks like it’s at less than 10% of its capacity.  Drought, or just seasonal low?  Hwy 198 to 99. Stopped at Target in Bakersfield. East on 58. Lunch at KFC in the town of Mojave (104F) at 2pm. East then south on… Read more »

Sequoia National Park

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Fresh waffles for breakfast! Entered the park about 10am, stopped for photos at Tunnel Rock and Amphitheater Point, and when a 4-point buck crossed the road right in front of us. Parked at the museum and Sentinal tree. Started around the Big Trees Trail, but turned back after seeing two bear cubs on the trail (but where was their mother?)…. Read more »

Yosemite, day two

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Ignored alarm until 7am. Breakfast from the shop again. Checked out, stopped at the shop just in time for a power outage. Waited a while for them to get the till running, then we were off. Crane Flats for gas, then down into the valley and out the Wawona road. Stopped at the tunnel viewpoint; it’s much hazier than yesterday…. Read more »

Yosemite, day one

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6:30 alarm. Showers and trip to shop for breakfast. Left 830ish. Stopped at Big Meadow Overlook, and while we were admiring the view, the van locked itself. I got a lift from some Londoners to the next payphone a few miles down the road. Called National (who wanted to charge me $48 to get it open, and hadn’t heard of… Read more »

Testing Twitter Tools

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I’ve just installed the Twitter Tools plugin for WordPress, from alex king. Just trying it out…

More Slides

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For those following this and looking at the slides, I’m now up to Box 23 in the gallery.

Slides: North Shore, 1978

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Photos of Mom, Dad, and me on the North Shore of Lake Superior, 1978 Box 07

Slides: Box 6

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Another box of slides is up, mostly apparently from 1969. Box 06