It was a time of reflection. Last week my husband and I escaped the frenzy of the holiday season and drove 150 miles west to celebrate our anniversary in Yosemite National Park. We reflected back twenty years when we escaped the whirlwind of non-stop wedding activities and honeymooned here in the majesty and serenity of the mountains.
We reflected back to our last visit here when our son asked to come here for spring break:
We decided to visit the same places…
This time the water was still, allowing for more reflection:
The ultimate place for reflection in Yosemite is of course Mirror Lake:
The grandeur of this park is a reminder that we are but a tiny element of nature. Yet, when we slow down enough to look closely, we can find reflection in the smallest places like in the water drops on the California incense cedar. Click here to see a larger version.
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