Mt. Williamson, peak

The Happy Hill

The Happy Hill.Halfway down Mt. Williamson I passed a little kid hiking up with his family."Is the hill happy or painful?" asked the little kid as I ran by. "Happy!" I told him.Thank you, little kid, for making my day, a day that was already…
The Scenic Mound


Chilao campground, 6:30 am. The sun rising behind me is warm on the back of my neck. I'm drinking coffee.I can see Mt. Wilson in the distance. I'd guess it's a little less than 15 miles away. It looks very far.That 15 miles will be miles…