Monthly Archives: May 2011

Travel Tips

For those of you wondering (that’s you, Jennifer!!), my feet are blister free after a 5 mile hike along the Hetch Hetchy reservoir and a 2 mile walk around the Yosemite Valley floor.  While hiking, I was forced to step in a stream (read: arctic blast of … Continue reading

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Just Yelping a bit

I don ‘t know if you’ve ever heard of Yelp before. It is a customer review site on anything and everything. From gas stations to restaurants to bowling alleys and coffee houses. If you want someone to know how you … Continue reading

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I Will Stand By You

This coming weekend is Memorial Day weekend. It is the traditional kick-off of the summer season! Picnics, boating, family vacations, beach days, rafting on the river, weddings, family reunions, mountain hiking days, summer camp! All of the things that we … Continue reading

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We Are Experiencing Technical Difficulties

After a full week of me flying around the Reno/Sparks area, getting ready for the trip this weekend, I think I have officially lost my mind.  Buying food. Finding and packing the appropriate gear for wet, cold, and rainy weather.  … Continue reading

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Roasted Garlic Soup with Parmesan

I am a huge fan of soups.  And not just soups when the weather is bad.  I like soup in the summertime.  I adore soup for breakfast.  This is one my very favorite soups of all time.  Roasted Garlic.  Say … Continue reading

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This Could Be the Start of Something Big!

…this must be the start of something …this could be the heart of something …this could be the start of something BIG! (or green) Wait? What??? Green???? I don’t know, the song just kind of came to me as I was slopping … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Camping

Next week, a bunch of us are going camping in Yosemite.  And as I am preparing for the trip, I got to thinking about my younger days and how my version of camping now is a lot different from back then.  My version … Continue reading

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