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Archive for May, 2008

Yosemite Falls Video

Yosemite Falls Video

May 30, 2008 | Comments (2)

Preferring a still camera I don’t really find myself shooting video much but last trip to Yosemite I spent a little time doodling with my video camera. I thought the video had came out awful judging by the appearance on the view screen but it turns out it actually came out ok. Here’s some video [...]

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Photo of the Day: Dogwood on the trail to Mirror Lake by Dave Yuhas

Photo of the Day: Dogwood on the trail to Mirror Lake by Dave Yuhas

May 27, 2008 | Comments (0)

Dave Yuhas sent me in this awesome photo of a dogwood on the trail to Mirror Lake that he took a couple of weeks ago. Great shot Dave! Thanks for sending it in. Over the Memorial Day weekend I got a lot of photos. Thank you everyone who sent some in. If you’d like to [...]

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Slow Down! Save the Butterflies and the Bears

Slow Down! Save the Butterflies and the Bears

May 23, 2008 | Comments (4)

If you’ve been driving around the park lately, you’ll see yellow caution signs on them with red bears. These mark places where bears have been hit by cars, which as far as I know is the leading cause of death to the parks bears. Currently, there is a major population explosion of California Tortoise Shell [...]

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Photo of the Day: Olmsted Point view of Half Dome by Edie Howe-Byrne

Photo of the Day: Olmsted Point view of Half Dome by Edie Howe-Byrne

May 22, 2008 | Comments (2)

As Edie settles into her new Canon Digital Rebel XTi her shots are getting better and better. Here’s a really great shot she took of Half Dome from Olmstead point. Really nice Edie. Excellent work. Photo by Edie Howe-Byrne via Little Red Tent.net.

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Plastic Hiking Water Bottles

Plastic Hiking Water Bottles

May 22, 2008 | Comments (0)

Recently word got out that Canada was halting the sale of plastic bottles that contained BPA (Bisphenol-A).This was followed by WalMart pulling their inventory. The concern is that the chemical used in plastic baby bottles and other uses was thought to leech out when heated, and is a potential carcinogen.  One of the largest makers [...]

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TV's Survivor Man Makes a Go At Surviving Just Outside Yosemite

TV’s Survivor Man Makes a Go At Surviving Just Outside Yosemite

May 22, 2008 | Comments (2)

Guess who’s up in the Sierra just outside Yosemite filming an episode of hit hit TV series Survivor Man. That’s right, it’s none other than the Survivor Man himself, Les Stroud. So far Les has been just outside Oakhurst in the same general area a SAR took place this winter “surviving”. According to his blog [...]

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Missing: My Little Boy

Missing: My Little Boy

May 21, 2008 | Comments (11)

Tonight I lived every parents worst nightmare. My 5 (almost 6) year old non-verbal autistic son went out the front door and ran off down the street alone. Not more than 4 minutes had passed when I noticed the screen door open and one of our dogs in our front yard. One of our neighbors [...]

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Photo of the Day: Half Dome and Tenaya Canyon by Kevinmcchubb (on Flickr.com)

Photo of the Day: Half Dome and Tenaya Canyon by Kevinmcchubb (on Flickr.com)

May 20, 2008 | Comments (0)

Sometimes I like to choose photos that are a little different for the Photo of the Day and today’s photo is no exception. While browsing through the images on Flickr.com I happened to catch this one by Kevinmcchubb as I was scrolling down the page and had to back up and get a better view [...]

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Meetings Slated this Week to Discuss Ferguson Slide Solutions

Meetings Slated this Week to Discuss Ferguson Slide Solutions

May 20, 2008 | Comments (0)

There are 2 upcoming meetings scheduled for this week to discuss a permanent solution to the the Ferguson Slide on Highway 140 one in Yosemite at El Portal and the other in Mariposa. Chantel at CalTrans was nice enough to send me PDF’s of the announcements about the meetings. If you’re interested in attending the [...]

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Photo of the Day: Yosemite Falls at Night by Edie Howe-Byrne

Photo of the Day: Yosemite Falls at Night by Edie Howe-Byrne

May 19, 2008 | Comments (4)

We’re starting off the week before the big Memorial Day weekend with an awesome night shot from Edie. All I’m going to say is “WOW!” Very nice Edie. Photo by Edie Howe-Byrne via Little Red Tent.net.

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