Mariposa Climes – Facebook Page

Mariposa Climes – Facebook Page Not all that long ago, I seem to have had an epiphany.  That, or it’s a really productive midlife crisis, but either way I’m going to make the most of it.  I started this particular Facebook page with an important purpose in mind, and I am really happy to say that…

L.A. Walk to End Lupus Now 2013

LFA Lupus walk awareness event, September 28, 2013 at Exposition Park in L.A. This is the first time I got to meet my friends Nicole, and Marlo, face to face, and met a few more that I hadn’t gotten to know yet. It’s nice to know you’re not alone. Online support helps, but it’s not…

Trail Views @ Big Falls

Big Falls is near Forest Falls, CA in the San Bernardino mountains. I was there at a warm time of the year when the water was low enough to climb up a ways.  (June 2012)  I did some hiking up the canyon before going to the waterfall as well. These images are from a couple…

Sequoia National Park (photo)

I was 13 on this weeklong trip, so it was 1980 or ’81. Much like Yosemite, the large campgrounds don’t offer you any seclusion, but as kids we had the energy to run pretty far for that during the day. I hopped rocks to get to the middle of the river for this photo, and…

Yosemite Valley parking lot (photo)

In this photo, I am recovering from the all-day hike down from Glacier Point to Yosemite Valley. This was age 18, so it would be 1986. I was exhausted, but it was a great experience and I am grateful to be able to say I did it. You get a good view of Half Dome.…