Ranger In Skirts Author:Shirley Sargent The rough-hewn sign read, "Entering Yosemite National Park," but to Molly Bishop the carved words said, "heaven on earth." A dream had come true for the USC junior. Yosemite would be her summer home as a ranger-naturalist with the National Park Service. — Molly's dream was short-lived. A shy girl with a need for privacy, she felt completely smoth... more »ered by the protectiveness and the "We're one big happy family" attitude of the other, more experienced ranger naturalists. Molly's determination to maintain her own independence was mistaken as aloofness and immaturity by the other camp people. There was one exception-he was called "Dutch."
But Molly was dedicated to her job as a ranger, and as she assumed responsibility for guiding children on nature trips through the park and counseling with them in craft and hobby sessions, she gained new respect for and understanding of her fellow workers. At summer's end she had grown from a shy, insecure girl to a poised young lady ready for love and marriage. At least Dutch Vanderbunt thought so.
The grandeur of the Sierra country provides a perfect backdrop for the excitement, humor, and romance in the life of Molly Bishop, Ranger In Skirts.« less