If you have a few minutes, here is our blog post:
And if you have never seen a Sequoia tree in person, check this out -- the little person in the patch of sunlight at the base of the tree is my wife -- I don't know whether she will be visible in the photo as posted on this forum:
And to all of you folks back East suffering with the cold and snow, don't feel bad that you can't go camping like those of us out West. We are in the middle of a horrible drought -- weeks of hot dry weather in the winter -- and who knows how long our forests will last? If this keeps up, it'll be just plain desert everywhere. I'll take a real winter, anytime. My skis and snowshoes are gathering dust in my garage.