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A Snowy Spring Surprise

A Snowy Spring Surprise

Mother Nature is fickle.

One week she blows hot.

The next week, she blows not just cold, but cold and snowy.

That’s what happened in late April and May at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks in the California’s “Range of Light,” the Sierra Nevada mountains.

As luck would have it, my visit to the parks involved a snowy Spring surprise.

(This video originally aired on MarinTV which is operated by the Community Media Center of Marin in San Rafael, California, where Tales Told From The Road publisher, Dick Jordan, is a producer.)

“Driving The Damned Road” – A Cinematic Essay

“Driving The Damned Road” – A Cinematic Essay

A scenic highway runs almost arrow-straight through the Canadian Rockies from Banff to Jasper. It’s the only practical way to travel quickly and easily through that mountainous region.

But should I have followed the advice of a “local” I call “The Cowboy” and shunned that road?

That’s the question posed by following short film which I produced and which aired last month on local TV in Marin County, just north of San Francisco.

(For more about visiting this part of Canada, read our story, The Perfect Canadian Rocky Mountains Trip.)

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