Sunday, September 9, 2012

Quick Hop Up to Yosemite

It's been about three and a half years since I visited Yosemite, so it was high time for another visit. I used to go at least once or twice a year. I always get re-grounded there. The granite walls of the Valley are so mammoth that I'm reminded how small I really am, how quickly my own lifetime will pass in relation to the millions of years it took for a glacier to carve out the Valley, how small we all are in relation to the whole--but together, the Whole becomes an Enormous Thing.

Seeing deer, coyotes, and bears isn't uncommon in Yosemite, but this time we were treated to a bobcat that ran across the trail.

Description can never do Yosemite Valley justice, so I'll just let the photos speak for themselves.

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