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The mountains are singing

News radio is abuzz about high water in Yosemite Valley from the snowmelt above. We’ve had a bumper snow year and the mountains are singing. Water and spray are everywhere below the snowline, watering fresh new vegetation. I’ve been in … Continue reading

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Persian New Year–the rebirth of nature

      It’s spring! In the high Sierra plants spring from the ground as soon as the snow leaves it. The Persian culture celebrates the new year at the spring equinox, the beginning of spring. The name for this … Continue reading

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