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Five Things Friday

The Eastern Sierra Nevada

The five little things that made my week…

1. Summer solstice drive along the Eastern Sierra Nevada. Despite the drought, the wildflowers were in full bloom!

Red cinder cone volcano

2. Cinder cone volcano, red lava rock, and ancient lake bed. Or as I like to call it, Neapolitan.

Trail to a geothermal spring

3. Meandering trail to a geothermal spring in the Long Valley Caldera.

Camping on a lake

4. Home sweet home for the last few days.

Skinny dipping in the wilderness

5. Skinny dipping in an alpine lake.

Linda Ly About Author

I'm a plant lover, passionate road-tripper, and cookbook author whose expert advice and bestselling books have been featured in TIME, Outside, HGTV, and Food & Wine. The No-Waste Vegetable Cookbook is my latest book. Garden Betty is where I write about modern homesteading, farm-to-table cooking, and outdoor adventuring — all that encompass a life well-lived outdoors. After all, the secret to a good life is... Read more »