Yosemite Camping Trip

Yosemite Camping Trip

After spending the last two years writing my Yosemite novel, what a joy it was to camp in Yosemite with my daughter Kim and two grandchildren, Danika and Cody, just after my novel was published.  This is the fourth generation of my family to enjoy the park, which is...
Smokey Bear Loves Yosemite

Smokey Bear Loves Yosemite

I got a chance to visit with Smokey Bear at my book signing.  He’s so pleased with how the bears are handled in Yosemite.  Problem bears are numbered, and fitted with a special radio collar which alerts rangers should one visit a campsites.  A paintball gun help...

Yosemite Book Signing Blast

What a blast I had at my Wheeler Gorge book signing! I met lots of great people, from zoo employees to snake handlers, to conservationists.  Smokey the Bear made an appearance, as did a herd of back-packing goats.  My great-grandson Owen tried out the California...