Category Archives: California

somewhere between open and closed

Yosemite Valley Weather Forecast. Park management is meeting right now to determine whether or not to open the park back up, and if so, how to go about it. There’s still significant rockfall/mudslide/snow/ice danger on the roads, but all roads … Continue reading

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Continued closure…

The park is still closed – all roads in and out plus all roads within. We got 18 inches of powder overnight. And the power’s been out (we’re running on a generator right now). I’m about to go make some … Continue reading

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Yosemite National Park Closure

I’m guessing that a lot of people were thinking cold thoughts last night. Our 100% chance of heavy rain was a solid 100% chance of heavy snow. So much, in fact, that the park is closed because all of the … Continue reading

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Coyotes and Clouds and Cold

Driving back home to the Valley from Fresno (I love that Yosemite Valley is my home), I saw a couple of coyotes and some awesome low-lying clouds. The pair of coyotes actually made me sad. The closer one actually walked … Continue reading

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Mom’s Visit to Yosemite.

So, Mom’s visit was pretty much a whirlwind. After work on Saturday (3/12/2011), I drove down to Fresno to pick her up from the airport. We ate a late dinner at In-N-Out; first time there and I have to say … Continue reading

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Elephant Rock

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Whisky and Tums

Really do I need to say more than that? Well, maybe. I made a chocolate pudding pie tonight.  We all sat around and had a slice (all of us being Colleen, Marcus, Kirsten, and myself). And then we each had … Continue reading

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