Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Meadow Update

It was 17*F last night. Even my olive oil froze; I should’ve put in the fridge to keep it warm. But the sun was out this morning… and most of the snow, at least in the meadow, has melted out. … Continue reading

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Snowed In!

Tioga Road is closed and we’re officially snowed in! The plows are working, but snow’s still falling. We’ve been staying warm by the Visitor Center’s wood stove in between running outside to take pictures in the meadow (like the one … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Snows

I have pictures and stories to share of my last few days living in El Portal and of moving to and arriving in Tuolumne but those all have to wait. Evening knowing that there’s no way of knowing when I’ll … Continue reading

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Arriving in Tuolumne Meadows for the Summer

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Dallas in a nutshell…

Time, as always, is pressing me to be brief. It’s my last night in El Portal. There’s still much to be done before calling it a day to rise to an early morning of lots of driving without coffee (day … Continue reading

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Last of the lasts

I’m finally feeling back on my feet and energetic! Thanks to Gabi and all others who wished me well while I was ill. Being sick in the Sierra (and in general) is no fun at all. And I’m feeling better … Continue reading

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post-Dallas malaise

Had a fun trip to Dallas. Did lots of awesome things and saw lots of great people and ate lots of delicious food. Had a safe flight back to Sacramento. Nothing eventful to speak of (unlike on the way out … Continue reading

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Dallas 2012

We just got back home to Mom’s after picking Craig up from the airport. And, in celebration of his first Texas experience, we’re having fresh tamales with beans, Spanish rice, chips, and salsa. Well, Mom and I ate at a … Continue reading

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Down to the wire…

48 hours from now (less than that if you really want to get down to it) will find me in Texas. Seriously. Hard to believe. But true. And I’m excited. My bags aren’t packed, but I have a pile of … Continue reading

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The latest greatest…

Yosemite News Release May 2, 2012 For Immediate Release Media Contacts: Scott Gediman 209-372-0248 Kari Cobb 209-372-0529 Tioga Road to Open in Yosemite National Park Visitors urged to take safety precautions while traveling on road Yosemite National Park Superintendent Don … Continue reading

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