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Crystal Lake photographs and such

Doing some house cleaning, volunteering in the Angeles National Forest.
Crystal Lake
Crystal Lake
Frying pan I used against attacking bears and Boy Scouts some sixteen weeks ago
Frying pan I used against attacking bears and Boy Scouts some sixteen weeks ago
Catalina Cherries at the Crystal Lake Recreation Area are pretty good to eat
Catalina Cherries at the Crystal Lake Recreation Area are pretty good to eat
Desertphile working on the ranch and drowning a dog
Desertphile working on the ranch and drowning a dog
Most bears are friendly enough if you don't feed them
Most bears are friendly enough if you don't feed them
Myself.  Note the secret hand sign
Myself. Note the secret hand sign
Since I spend so much time hauling litter, working on nature trails, and enjoying the National Forests, I thought I'd share a photograph of the Crystal Lake Recreation Area while it's closed to the general public -- before it opens again next year and gets trashed once again with litter, used baby diapers, Mexican graffitti, and the usual human stupidity.

Doing some house cleaning on the hard drive I came up with some additional photographs I thought I'd share.

This area is a spot of wonder surrounded by the filth of over-populated, filthy cities. Southern California is like that; it's not like Oregon where there are vast tracts of woodlands.

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always 21.Dec.2006 18:18

enjoy

your stories and photos .. thanks for providing a glimpse of the sun on Winter Solstice!