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  • For some years I make several trips a year to the San Francisco Bay area. I always included extra time to visit the Redwoods...from Eureka to Humboldt to Sequoia to Big Basin to...

    On one trip, I went to the Mariposa Grove in Yosemite. It was winter. I trudged a long way through the snow to get to this giant, gentle, ancient master.

    Not tourist season. Not even one other person around.

    I listened.

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