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Bill Ewasko Can Rest Peacefully Now


This past week, a couple of hikers found Bill Ewasko1, missing in Joshua Tree National Park for nearly 12 years.  I was delighted at this news and hope this brought his family some closure, and had some personal thoughts of my own on how we seek destinations known and unknown, and the dangers that wait.

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January 2022 Photo of the Month: OH80108


My January 2022 Photo of the Month is OH80108, a photo taken along the Wildwood Glen section of Old Highway 80 as a storm came through San Diego County. OH80108 Background I didn’t get out much in January.  Save for a couple trips to Walker Preserve and Mission Trails Regional Park, I largely sat the … Read more

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Birds Chirping

I have a number of friends who are bird photographers.  I am not one of them.  Numerous attempts have been made to recruit me, but I just can’t do it.  Landscapes and clouds, it will be. That doesn’t mean I don’t like and appreciate birds, far from it.  After a suggestion some time back from … Read more

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Afternoons Hiking


Recently, I have been able to do something I haven’t done in some time:  go hiking after work.  Today, I ventured out to Santee’s Walker Preserve. While I enjoy the Winter, and it may be my favorite season, one consequence is that my office hours don’t work too well with the sun going down.  For … Read more