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

Walla Crag on New Years Eve

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Once again Matthew and I hiked up Walla Crag for New Years Eve.  It was cold – below freezing (that’s cold for us) and the ground was frozen.  It looked cloudy when we started, but after a while we walked up into the clouds and then out of them.  The sky above was perfectly clear and with the lights of… Read more »

Snow on the tops

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First snow on the tops of the fells this morning.