National Parks

Tree Trunk and Still River – Winter in Yosemite

Tree Trunk and Still River - Winter in Yosemite

Tree in Snow with Half Dome — Cook’s Meadow, Yosemite National Park

Tree in Snow with Half Dome -- Cook's Meadow, Yosemite National Park

Tree in Snow – Yosemite National Park

Tree in Snow - Yosemite National Park

A Window to the Snow – The Ahwahnee Hotel, Yosemite National Park

A Window to the Snow - The Ahwahnee Hotel, Yosemite National Park

From a window at the Ahwahnee Hotel, in Yosemite National Park.  I had a quiet breakfast there one extraordinary winter morning (the complimentary bread basket was amazing), and this was my view.   Reminds me of a poem by Louis Macneice: Snow The room was suddenly rich and the great bay-window was Spawning snow and […]


Upper and Lower Yosemite Falls

Upper and Lower Yosemite Falls

It seemed to pour down from the sky…


Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park

[Originally published on January 27, 2010] I returned, last week, from a remarkable trip to Kentucky, where I stayed with a brilliant, loving, and handsome man, who I love with certainty and beyond all words. While there, we visited, Mammoth Cave National Park, on a clear, crisp sunny morning. Click on any photo in the […]