Monthly Archives: December 2011

Mom Comes to the Mountains: Pre-Christmas 2011

Here are a few highlights from Mom’s week-long visit. We spent time in San Francisco, El Portal, Yosemite Valley, Tuolumne Meadows, and Lee Vining. She was also able to visit Glacier Point one day while I was working. Advertisements

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Happy Christmas!

It’s Christmas Day in Yosemite Valley. It’s cold and crisp here with absolutely no snow on the Valley floor. And Kirsten and I made an awesome breakfast spread for those of us working today:           I’m … Continue reading

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Christmas approaches…

We’re quickly coming up on my first Christmas in Yosemite. There’s already been a couple of work-related Christmas parties and the YEA winter social. And now my mom’s in town for a visit. Craig and I picked her up from … Continue reading

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Highway 4 and Ebbett’s Pass

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Another Eastside Weekend

The weather is holding (so far at least) and so I’m sitting in the Looney Bean coffee shop in Mammoth Lakes! I love the Eastside! Drove over the pass this morning after an awesome night of Christmas baking and then … Continue reading

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December 2011 Lunar Eclipse

Still feel like I’m catching up on sleep, but it was well worth it see the lunar eclipse Saturday morning. I was up and outside at 4:45 AM to see the shadow growing on the moon as it dipped below … Continue reading

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El Portal Part One: Food

There’s been a lot of food going on in my world lately. I’m sticking to the pescetarian diet and moving away from dairy (a little bit at least… sort of…) and toward more organic foods, fresh veggies, and whole grains. … Continue reading

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