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Giddy for Gridley

Elisa made the trek to the trough this last weekend with the Canon and the Lukester in tow.  Join us for a bevy of botanic beauties:

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Gridley Gallivant

Once again, sorry about the photos from last week, they were truly breathtaking.  These are about a month old but I thought you’d enjoy.  Let’s go Rangers!

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Best of 2013

My favorite track of the year.  Besides being utterly gorgeous musically the lyrics include a brief discussion of heliotropism, freezing beaches of Santa Barbara and using the New York Times for kindling.  All good stuff. Looking back at another year … Continue reading

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Day 3 in the Sierras – Lundy Canyon

For the third day in a row we headed north from June Lake, everything south was covered in an ashy haze.  7 miles past Lee Vining is Lundy Lake, which we passed and started our way up the canyon.  The … Continue reading

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Erin & Elisa’s Excellent Adventure

Elisa and her pal from LA Erin hit Gridley on Sunday morning for a warm and wonderful wander.  Not only did they return with a veritable treasure trove of pictures, but the poor achy lasses followed up by helping me … Continue reading

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Rare Beauties

Quite a few reasons why I started this blog oh so many eons ago.  I was driving poor Lanny insane with my monthly “help me figure out this plant” pleas.  Now I’ve got all seven of you to help me … Continue reading

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