Google Doodle’s Shutdown Irony

I live in the shadow of Yosemite National Park. It’s honestly pure evidence of God’s amazing glory. So today, on Yosemite’s 123 birthday, it’s truly sad that her doors are shuttered due to the federal government shutdown:

What you find when you go to the Yosemite website

At least Google is marking the occasion with a special doodle:

Google Doodle for October 1, 2013

A question for you: What are you missing in light of the shutdown?

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