Catching up in my journal ... this one slid by but needs documenting ... .
I learned that they'd flown out from their homes in the Carolinas to spend a day each with Ranger Shelton Johnson of Yosemite National Park and me. Of course, Shelton is the iconic park ranger who was featured in the Ken Burns huge PBS special on our national parks. To be considered in the same league -- much less the same book -- as Shelton is beyond my wildest fantasies.
Filmmaker Carl Bidleman and his photographer, Stefan, were also on hand to cover that interview for inclusion in their 30-minute film in production for other purposes. That film will feature my recent life as a park ranger and should be released in late fall.
Makes one wonder, doesn't it?