A look into the chasm between Upper and Lower Yosemite Falls. Image captured November 15, 2005.
Last week we finally had rainfall, and so I took a trip up to Crane Flat to see the colors in the mist.
Hops vine on a weathered wooden wall in Bodie, California.
Hops are an important ingredient in beer, lending a pungent, bitter taste. It’s also one of the hardiest plants, capable of surviving bitter cold, drought, and searing winds. It was grown as an ornamental plant in Bodie, and no doubt was added to home brews.