Aug 29 to Sep 4, 2008 - California (pre M&S wedding)


August 29, 2008 - Kensington, California.<br />Melody's and Sati's house. August 30, 2008 - Fort Bragg, California.<br />Weller House Bed and Breakfast, our home for three nights. August 30, 2008 - Fort Bragg, California.<br />Naked ladies in the garden at Weller House Bed and Breakfast, our home for three nights. August 30, 2008 - Richarson Grove, Garberville, California. August 30, 2008 - Richarson Grove, Garberville, California.<br />A candelabra redwood. August 30, 2008 - Humboldt Redwoods State Park, California.<br />Joyce and Egils along the Avenue of the Giants. August 30, 2008 - Humboldt Redwoods State Park, California.<br />Joyce dwarfted by the redwoods. August 30, 2008 - Founders Grove, Humboldt Redwoods State Park, California.<br />Joyce. August 30, 2008 - Founders Grove, Humboldt Redwoods State Park, California.<br />Redwood bark and its irregularities. August 30, 2008 - Founders Grove, Humboldt Redwoods State Park, California. August 30, 2008 - Founders Grove, Humboldt Redwoods State Park, California.<br />Joyce about to walk through a redwood whose growth seems unaffected by the burn. August 30, 2008 - Founders Grove, Humboldt Redwoods State Park, California.<br />Fallen Dyerville of Richard Preston's "The Wild Trees" fame. August 30, 2008 - Founders Grove, Humboldt Redwoods State Park, California.<br />Joyce inside of another redwood. August 30, 2008 - Humboldt Redwoods State Park, California.<br />Big Tree area of Rockefeller Forest.<br />Joyce looking up at the "Giant Tree" (363 feet hight). August 30, 2008 - Humboldt Redwoods State Park, California.<br />Big Tree area of Rockefeller Forest.<br />Looking up "Giant Tree". August 30, 2008 - Humboldt Redwoods State Park, California.<br />Big Tree area of Rockefeller Forest.<br />A raven. August 30, 2008 - Miranda, California. August 30, 2008 - Along California Highway 1 north of Fort Bragg. August 31, 2008 - Fort Bragg, California.<br />Joyce reading the rings of a redwood cut a long time ago by hand. August 31, 2008 - Fort Bragg, California.<br />The Old No.45, water tower, and a maintenance van. August 31, 2008 - Fort Bragg, California.<br />The shore to the south of Pudding Creek. August 31, 2008 - Fort Bragg, California.<br />Pelicans over MacKerricher State Park. August 31, 2008 - Fort Bragg, California.<br />Cypress at MacKerricher State Park. August 31, 2008 - Fort Bragg, California.<br />Off Laguna Point at MacKerricher State Park. August 31, 2008 - Fort Bragg, California.<br />Blacktailed deer along walk around Lake Cleone at MacKerricher State Park. August 31, 2008 - Fort Bragg, California.<br />Lake Cleone in MacKerricher State Park. August 31, 2008 - Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden, Fort Bragg, California.<br />Torchlily. August 31, 2008 - Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden, Fort Bragg, California.<br />Big leaf rhododendrons. August 31, 2008 - Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden, Fort Bragg, California.<br />View from the headlands of the garden. August 31, 2008 - Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden, Fort Bragg, California.<br />Dahlias. August 31, 2008 - Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden, Fort Bragg, California.<br />Dahlias. August 31, 2008 - Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden, Fort Bragg, California.<br />Dahlias bigger than  Joyce's face. August 31, 2008 - Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden, Fort Bragg, California.<br />Dahlias. August 31, 2008 - Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden, Fort Bragg, California.<br />Dahlias. August 31, 2008 - Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden, Fort Bragg, California. August 31, 2008 - Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden, Fort Bragg, California.<br />Fuchsia. August 31, 2008 - Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden, Fort Bragg, California.<br />Heather. August 31, 2008 - Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden, Fort Bragg, California.<br />Heather. August 31, 2008 - Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden, Fort Bragg, California. August 31, 2008 - Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden, Fort Bragg, California.<br />Matilija poppy. August 31, 2008 - Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden, Fort Bragg, California. August 31, 2008 - Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden, Fort Bragg, California. August 31, 2008 - Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden, Fort Bragg, California. August 31, 2008 - Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden, Fort Bragg, California. August 31, 2008 - Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden, Fort Bragg, California.<br />Fuchsia 'Super British'. August 31, 2008 - Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden, Fort Bragg, California.<br />Begonia, white/pink edge, large - Raffled picotee. August 31, 2008 - Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden, Fort Bragg, California.<br />Begonia hybrid. Sept. 1, 2008 - Mendocina Bay and Big River at Mendocino, California. Sept. 1, 2008 - Mendocina Bay and Big River at Mendocino, California.<br />Joyce likes to get her toes in the sand. Sept. 1, 2008 - Mendocina Bay and Big River at Mendocino, California. Sept. 1, 2008 - Somewhere between Mendocino and Jenner along California Highway 1. Sept. 1, 2008 - Somewhere between Mendocino and Jenner along California Highway 1. Sept. 1, 2008 - Somewhere between Mendocino and Jenner along California Highway 1. Sept. 3, 2008 - Yosemite National Park, California.<br />One of the first glimpses of the Valley approaching from the North. Sept. 3, 2008 - Yosemite National Park, California.<br />Eric, Gujn, and Joyce at Vernal Falls footbridge. Sept. 3, 2008 - Yosemite National Park, California.<br />Gujn and Eric below (and upstream) of the Vernal Falls bridge. Sept. 3, 2008 - Yosemite National Park, California.<br />North Dome from the valley floor. Sept. 4, 2008 - Yosemite National Park, California.<br />Half Dome from Mirror Lake, which is usually dry at this time of the year. Sept. 4, 2008 - Yosemite National Park, California.<br />Gujn playing in the sand at the bottom of dry Mirror Lake. Sept. 4, 2008 - Yosemite National Park, California.<br />Eric and Gujn standing on the bottom of dry Mirror Lake. Sept. 4, 2008 - Yosemite National Park, California.<br />View up valley from dry Mirror Lake. Sept. 4, 2008 - Yosemite National Park, California.<br />A black tailed deer in the meadow at Curry Village. Sept. 4, 2008 - Yosemite National Park, California.<br />View from vista point on route CA-41 south of the valley. Sept 4, 2008 - Glacier Point, Yosemite National Park, California. Sept 4, 2008 - Glacier Point, Yosemite National Park, California.<br />Tenaya Canyon. dry Mirror Lake, and Half Dome. Sept 4, 2008 - Glacier Point, Yosemite National Park, California.<br />Dry Upper and Lower Yosemite Falls. Sept 4, 2008 - Glacier Point, Yosemite National Park, California.<br />Composite of six photos. Sept. 4, 2008 - Mariposa Grove, Yosemite National Park, California.<br />Both top and bottom of the same sequoia. Sept. 4, 2008 - Mariposa Grove, Yosemite National Park, California.<br />Eric checking the photo of Gujn and the tree he just took. Sept. 4, 2008 - Mariposa Grove, Yosemite National Park, California.<br />Grizzly Giant. Sept. 4, 2008 - Mariposa Grove, Yosemite National Park, California.<br />Eric at the othe side of the tunnel carved through Wawona Tree.