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Sierra Summer Festival opens poster competition

June 8, 2012


It’s always a big deal when the Sierra Summer Festival, in cooperation with Mammoth Gallery, opens its annual poster competition, and it’s open now.

Fido & Me — Mechanicsville

June 8, 2012


“Golly, Fido, I thought you were going to come unglued there for a while.”

Fido and Me: Office Romance

June 1, 2012

“Hey Fido, why the long face?”

Fido lay sprawled at my feet under my desk in the office.

“Dumped again.”

“What in the world are you talking about?” I said.

“Every time I fall in love, I’m in it, then I’m out of it.”

“Dog breath, maybe?”

“I’m serious.”

“Well, yeah, I guess I can tell that. Let me riff through these press releases first, then we’ll have a chat.”

“I don’t want to chat.”

“Something’s got you way down in the hole, Fido. Lemme finish these up.”

There's something funny about a mule

June 1, 2012

There’s something funny about a mule that nobody tries to explain. Mules are not outlandish, hide-slapping, hee-haw hilarious—although that kind of humor attends Mule Days more often than would be expected in dire economic times.

Mules provide the kind of mild amusement that curls one side of the mouth, an absorbing sort of sparkle that has demanded 43 annual repetitions of Mule Days, and expanded the celebration to an entire week of demonstrations (Mule Shoeing…), competitions (Log Skidding…), and that old western standby, a Saturday night dance.

What's Up, Up Here? News and gossip for June 1-7

June 1, 2012

Olympic hopeful Josh Cox has a music library of about 55,00 tunes, says he, but before a big race, there is only one: “I’ve listened to U2’s ‘Where Streets Have No Name’ before every race since 1989, the first line is my mantra.” For the curious, “I wanna run, I want to hide/I wanna tear down the walls/That hold me inside/I wanna reach out/And touch the flame/Where the streets have no name.” …

Of ski boots and cactus spines

May 25, 2012

Local author David Page’s award-winning guidebook packs a surprise on every page

David Page is one of those true Mammoth iconoclasts. He’s a big-name writer and world traveler—living deep and quiet right here in our backyard. He’s written for national publications and media, including the Discovery Channel, Men's Journal, Skiing, Backcountry, The New York Times, Hemispheres—and for locally produced media, such as Eastside magazine.

Fido & Me — Dinner with the stars

May 25, 2012

Fido says we should have a “Fantasy Dinner Party.”

Grasseschi has new book on great hikes

May 25, 2012

There’s a new book about the Eastern Sierra, written by someone every Mammoth Times reader already knows.

Mule Days on the Big Screen; film premiere set

May 18, 2012

 

Mules have not exactly been red-carpet material, but that may change next week when “Mule Days: The Documentary” premiers in Bishop during the annual hee-haw weekend.

Fido and Me – Scratch and Sniff

May 18, 2012

 

"I guess I'm just as much an artist as any other dog around here,"
Fido said. "But I'm missing out."

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