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Travel letters: Missing the Eastern Sierra, especially this time of year
Travel letters: Missing the Eastern Sierra, especially this time of year

My usual whine about my part of the world (the Eastern Sierra) and my town — we don't get no respect ["Splendor in Motion" by Mary Forgione, Oct. 5]. Cute little thumbnail map of the area and no sign of Independence or Big Pine on it. Independence is 16 miles north of Lone Pine, which is on the map, and 42 miles south of Bishop, which is also on the map. We (Independence) are probably the most typical of the small Eastern Sierra towns. We are also the county seat of Inyo County, which is the second-largest county in California. We have a wonderful little cafe in the old Masonic building, which I think dates from 1902. Jenny's Cafe has real, homemade food. We...

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