Welcome to the Yosemite Can O Peaches, a Blog and Radio Podcast by John P. DeGrazio. Join me as I explore the trails of Yosemite with local experts as we share our can o peaches and the sweet rewards of Yosemite National Park.
John DeGrazio hosts The Yosemite Can O Peaches radio show on air and streaming live at KAAD-LP 103.5 FM Sonora, CA.
The Yosemite Can O Peaches Radio Show Premiered On Sunday March 19, 2017. John interviewed Mariposa Symphony Orchestra Founder and Conductor, Les Marsden in Yosemite Valley below Yosemite Falls for a special one hour introductory show.
Our Premiere Episode:
I learned a lot about the power of Yosemite on my March 31, 2017 interview with Kirk Keeler. Kirk is is a teaching staff photographer and workshop coordinator of the Ansel Adams Gallery in Yosemite National Park. We walked along the Merced River on the Yosemite Valley Loop trail with his colleague Evan Russel. After Evan’s interview …
For the second Yosemite Can O Peaches show, I interview my good friend and adventure companion Evan Russel, the curator of the Ansel Adams Gallery. Evan discusses a wide range of topics from the influence Ansel Adams had on his life and career path as a professional photographer to his very first black and white photograph …
On March 31, 2017, I had the privilege to interview Evan Russel, the curator for the Ansel Adams Gallery in Yosemite National Park. Evan and I walked along the Merced River on the Yosemite Valley Loop trail with his colleague and fellow staff photographer, Kirk Keeler, in search of photographic opportunities and tasty peaches. The …
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I had my first can o peaches on the summit of Mt. Rainier back in 1997. After I asked a local woman at a Sea-Tac information kiosk for one piece of advice about the climb, her reply was simple. “Go buy yourself a can o peaches. It’s the sweetest reward you’ll ever taste on top of a mountain.” She was speaking from experience. A few days later I found myself on the summit of Mt. Rainier with my own can o peaches giving thanks to this kind woman for her sage advice.
For years, I told that story before learning the true meaning of the peaches. Today, I realize that regardless of reaching any summit, the adventure is the can o peaches. Exploring nature and discovering its beauty while achieving self growth is the true reward. The peaches symbolize those sweet rewards, and they taste even sweeter when shared.
I invite you to enjoy this site as I share sweet stories from the trails Yosemite National Park with adventurous souls on my Yosemite Can O Peaches Blog and Radio Show.