Go Ahead, Use Your Vacation Time

Whether you’ve worked for a company for 1 year or 16 years, you shouldn’t be scared to use your EARNED vacation time. It’s part of your compensation package, right alongside with how much you’re being paid every month, your health benefits, etc.

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Ediza Lake Trail

Ediza Lake in the Ansel Adams Wilderness is a strenuous 13 miles round trip hike with 1,774 feet of elevation gain. After Shadow Lake, you will keep going. You’re about 3 miles from Ediza Lake.

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Finding Hiking Buddies

So how do you find hiking buddies? Luckily, this day in age, there is a great resource that you’re probably already using... social media! There’s a whole community of people who do what you do! You just need to get out there, find them and start hitting the trails together.

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Getting Laser Corrective Surgery (LASIK)

In March, I finally decided to pull the trigger and get laser corrective eye surgery (commonly known as LASIK).  I wore contacts for 13 years, and if you wear them, you know the daily struggles. The next day, I woke up and I could see 20/20.

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Wildfires - Safety Tips and Prevention

Wildfires, are harmful to humans, but they’re an essential part of the ecosystem. It’s just part of what nature does to keep itself balanced, and part of what makes it so beautiful. But what do you do if a wildfire starts while you’re on the trail?

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