Yosemite Meditations for Women


Through inspired quotations from a diverse group of women — including leading authors and naturalists — paired with breathtaking landscape photography, this pocket-sized volume captures the extraordinary beauty and spirit of Yosemite. It’s the perfect companion to take on...
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Through inspired quotations from a diverse group of women — including leading authors and naturalists — paired with breathtaking landscape photography, this pocket-sized volume captures the extraordinary beauty and spirit of Yosemite. It’s the perfect companion to take on a journey of discovery, and will surely revive one's connection with the natural world.

Contributors include:
Diane Ackerman, writer
Louisa May Alcott, writer
Lorraine Anderson, writer and editor
Dr. Maya Angelou, writer and poet
Martha Beck, writer and life coach
Ruth Bernhard, photographer
Elizabeth Barrett Browning, poet
Annie Barrett Cashner, painter
Alison Colwell, botanist
Marie Curie, scientist
Eleonora Duse, actor
Gretel Ehrlich, writer and adventurer
Bonnie Gisel, curator, Le Conte Memorial Lodge
Grace Greenwood, writer
Joy Harjo, poet
Etty Hillesum, writer
Pam Houston, writer
Dorothy Kilgallen, journalist and game show panelist
Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, psychiatrist
Danielle LaPorte, writer and entrepreneur
Charlotte Mauk, environmentalist
Edna St. Vincent Millay, poet
Mother Teresa, founder, Missions of Charity
Anaïs Nin, writer
Elizabeth Stone O’Neill, writer
Penny Otwell, artist and naturalist
Julia Parker, Indian Cultural Demonstrator
Shauna Potocky, Branch Chief of Education, NPS
Beth Pratt, environmentalist
J.K. Rowling, writer
Cheryl Strayed, writer
Mae West, actor
Marianne Williamson, writer
Ann Zwinger, writer
Susan Zwinger, writer and illustrator

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

" ...an exquisite little book that combines some beautiful color photography... with the words of a very diverse group of women..." Bob Walch — BookLoons Reviews

"The book is a mix of photographs of Yosemite, taken by Michael Frye, and a collection of quotes..." Rick Bentley — The Fresno Bee

"...a meditative read for any nature lover." Linda Sechrist — Natural Awakenings

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781930238404
  • Publisher: Yosemite Conservancy
  • Publication date: 3/12/2013
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 796,612
  • Product dimensions: 4.60 (w) x 5.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Frye is a professional photographer specializing in landscapes and nature and has contributed to books about Yosemite as wells articles about photography in publications worldwide. He lived in Yosemite National Park for many years and maintains Michael Frye Photography studio in nearby Mariposa.

Claudia Welsh lived in Yosemite for twenty-five years, spending much of that time as a buyer and manager of the Ansel Adams Gallery. Claudia Welsh lives near the park, in Mariposa, CA, where she works with her husband, photographer Michael Frye.

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