Monthly Archives: August 2009

Tent Cabins

Every July for several years, now, my family has retreated for a week to Berkeley Tuolumne Camp, on the South Fork Tuolumne River, just west of Yosemite. BTC has lots of activities for the kids, good food in the dining … Continue reading

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Grimes Point Petroglyphs

East of Fallon, Nevada, at the south end of the Lahontan Mountains, lies Grimes Point. Scattered across this hillside is an extensive collection of petroglyphs that are some 500 to 5,000 years old. They were created by “paleoindians” in what … Continue reading

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Ichthyosaurs

I’m standing on a hillside in the Shoshone Mountains of central Nevada, nearly 7,000 feet above sea level, 280 miles from the ocean, at Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park. At my feet are the fossilized remains of several huge, ocean-dwelling reptiles. They … Continue reading

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