No Longer Teaching My Daughter How to Hike

My daughter and I in Little Lakes Valley, near Rock Creek.

A few days ago, I put up a post called “Teaching My Daughter How to Hike.” I wondered if by teaching Kara to hike to destinations, I had robbed her of her childlike love of the little things in nature. I included a photo of my ten-year-old daughter and me in Little Lakes Valley, California [Read More...]

Sierra Sunset

Sierra sunset with clouds

During my vacation in Mammoth Lakes, California, I happened to drive to Minaret Vista at sunset. The view of the mountains, clouds, and blazing sunset was sublime. Unfortunately, I did not bring my camera. All I had was my iPhone (4, not 4s), which I used to snap a few pictures. I’m amazed at how [Read More...]

Images from Bishop, California

A shack just outside of Bishop, California

On my recent vacation, I spent a few hours in Bishop, California. This town lies about half way between Mexico and Oregon, on the eastern edge of the state. While I was visiting Bishop, we had some interesting weather. Here are a few photos:   [Read more...]

Teaching My Daughter How to Hike: Further Evidence

Kara hiking along a creek near Mammoth Lakes, California.

A few days ago, I put up a post about teaching my daughter how to hike. These lessons happened when she was a young girl. Now, on the cusp of adulthood, Kara is sill a great hiker. And she still likes to lead the pack. I have proof from our recent vacation:     [Read more...]


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