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June 17, 2012

Random Shots of Beauty (and Fatherhood)

A couple of quick notes after a late return from Yosemite National Park last night ...

First, our customary Random Shot of Beauty:

The Yosemite Valley as seen from the top of Clouds Rest at 9,900'.  Full report to follow this week, I hope.

My companion for this hike was my 14-year-old son - which, considering the weekend occasion and that fact that he's now firmly entrenched in his teenage years, led me to think about my own awkwardly chaotic teenage experience.  It also leads us to a Random Shot of Fatherhood:

I'm the one with the skater haircut and slacker affect; my dad's the one next to me clinging to the humor of the whole scenario.  (The others are my grandfather and uncle.)  All things considered, I think I've had things much easier in the parenthood arena than I gave it out while growing up.

Happy Father's Day, Dad.

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Adam B. 6/18/12, 4:50 AM  

Awesome shot! Thanks for sharing, and love the skater look...

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