|What a beautiful place. Yosemite is wonderful and I spent many hours there enjoying the spectacular scenery. Met Pat, volunteer this summer at Yosemite. We had dinner a couple nights, biked over 10 miles another day with my own "special tour guide". Mel and Marcee became friends. While Mel was panning for gold, Marcee and I played scrabble and carpet golf. Drive up 120 from the west was a bear especially towing on the hairpin turns...no ability to develop momentum. Left going east across the park on 120 was much easier. Great area to spend 3 weeks.