And lived to tell about it another day

Arriving at our annual family camping trip at Onion Valley in the Inyo National Forest, I am always surprised by the majestic beauty surrounding the campground. It is a nature lover’s dream with lodgepole pines, aspens, wild tiger lilies of deep yellow, intense purple monkshood, and pale pink lacy alliums — aka swamp onion, dotting the area around…



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Julie Ringwood

Grant writer, Reiki healer, mom, wife and lover of 2 dogs and Hawaii. I plan to write about human nature through my memoirs, gardening and grant writing tips.