Year: 2018

Sunshine days as we wait for the rain

Our grass is all dried up, our pond and river are all dried up. When will the rain come? Meanwhile most of the falls are still running in the park so my guests are enjoying the sunny days for hiking

Posted in Seasons, Yosemite National Park

Yosemite is all open again, and so are we.

Many thanks to all the firefighters from around the state who helped control the big recent Ferguson fire. It raged in the canyons between our property and Yosemite Park itself.  Only a small edge of the park itself burned, as

Posted in Seasons, Yosemite National Park

Snow and Rain at Last

After one of California’s driest Februaries on record, it sure was great to get a drenching yesterday followed by overnight snow. First time the pond has had water in 9 months. Now you start to see how big it really

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Warm Dry Winter now Ending

Finally it gets winter cold and some rain comes in. It is all very welcome. Up here in the Sierra Foothills we really need the winter rain and associated snow higher up in the hills to provide California’s rain for

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