Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Equal

I believe people are equal, that religion and government should be separate, and that Rights are never subject to being revoked by the opinion of the majority.

The foundation of my American dream is equality. Equal rights, equal protection, and equal opportunity. Without equality there is no pursuit of happiness in America. We just had a change election. We just put a new generation in power at the highest office in the Land. Now is the time to stand up and demonstrate in favor of the change we want out of our country.

Only Californians had a say on prop 8, now you get yours !

Saturday, November 15, is a national day of demonstration against California proposition 8. Participation is as easy as writing 'bad california' on a chunk of cardboard and hanging out at your local city hall for an hour.

National Protest Against Prop 8

FIND YOUR LOCAL EVENT

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Yosemite :: Ostrander Lake

Hello Internets,

Another trip report, this time investigating cross country options for a snowshoe trip this winter. Thanks for reading my blog, enjoy the photos.

Cheers,
Cayenne

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I start off with some seaweed, sesame, and bean paste wraps

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I do start my trips fairly clean.

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The first view I come across

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further along the route

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ostrander lake

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the ostrander lake cabin

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view of the skyline heading towards heart lake

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heart lake

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on the shore of heart lake

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glow of light at sunset

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Killer sunscreen in my eye

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sunset near campsite

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View from campsite at sunset, cooking some lentils, looking northish

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View from campsite at sunset, looking eastish

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A third view from the campsite

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You get the idea, 360 degrees of awesomeness.

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finished cooking up the lentils

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Taste is great, and eating in the dark hides the appearance :-)

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The actual campsite is a small plot of sand in a field of granite

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El-Cap and Half Dome on my way out.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Yosemite :: Tuolumne Canyon loop

Been doing more walking than cooking this summer. Forgot the camera on a few trips. Here are pictures from my loop through Tuolumne canyon and ten lakes.

I started in white wolf
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Nice, flat, easy going.

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Climbing into ten lakes

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This first lake I come across

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I brought the luxury kit, here is the campsite at the last of the ten lakes on my path

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view from my campsite at 10 lakes

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10 lakes campsite scenery

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Making my way up to Tuolumne peak.

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self

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snow going over Tuolumne mtn.

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the last of the snow

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view from the top

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Coming across the river into Glen Aulin.

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Water fall at Glen Aulin.

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I stopped here for the night.

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Cooked up some rice and bean wraps, watching the sunset

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everything was golden at sunset


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more sunset, looking down the canyon

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campsite packed up, ready to go

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morning light on granite

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morning light on granite II.

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crossing a small stream

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nice spot to take a break

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another cool spot to take a break, waterfalls into a punch bowl.

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gratuitous gear photo, Darn Tough Socks.

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Big Scenery

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Walking into the forest fire, mid afternoon, the light goes golden. The river was incredible looking with the highlighting.

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Forest fire sky, mid afternoon

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Get off my lawn !

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Harden Lake