Archive for the 'Yosemite' Category

A Note To My Grandchildren It’s May 2, 2014 and at this point in my life, I don’t have any grandchildren. Just three wonderful teenage daughters who still are trying to figure out who and what they’re going to be in this world. Many days, even like today at my age of 48, I’m still […]

Yosemite‘s Merced River – How I got my iPhone 5s wet and it still works…. My iPhone 5s should NOT be working right now. It should have stopped working about 3:43 p.m. PST on 12.31.13. I’m writing this not as a guide about what to do, but to actually report a miracle.  There I was. […]

I don't believe in global warming.  Yes, we humans put out waste products that we shouldn't, but I think enough has been proven in recent months to show that many of our so-called "Climate Experts" have been cooking the books over the last 20-30 years and the whole damn thing is a hoax.    Sure, […]

The Yosemite Blog posted this this morning.  Gosh dawg I wish we were out there in a nice house atop one of the mountains with lots of food and firewood.  It must be absolutely amazing. 10 FEET of Snow Expected in Sierra Posted: 17 Jan 2010 06:52 AM PST The National Weather Service has issued […]

If you've ever been through El Portal, CA, you're lucky.  It's one of the last cities you pass through on an incredible ride up from Merced, CA on highway 140 to the west, rock gate of Yosemite National Park. In my younger years, this was the only route I even knew into the park as […]

I'm physically very tired, but this is the one week of the year when I get to spend in absolute heaven, so I'm forging onward.  This is the week I've been training for for two months using EA SPORTS Active.  This is the trip our kids talk about all year long because they have been […]

Yosemite 2009

Well, we made it to Yosemite for our 2009 annual trip.  Behind us are the worries of city life.  The pace is different.  The air is clean, cool and refreshing.  The sights are heavenly.  The sounds of wildlife, birds, squirrels, and Lord knows what else abound.  And one of the world's treasure troves of beauty […]

Wow!  Kari just sent me the weather forecast for Yosemite for the next few days.  At present they have a winter weather advisory.  Yes.  It's June. Today is forecast to be Much Cooler than yesterday. Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 6 am this morning to 9 PM PDT this evening… Today Thunderstorms and snow […]

Okay, we're into the countdown now for our departure. Kids are getting out of school today.  We're getting last-minute errands done.  Packing up our EA SPORTS Active branded Wii and ready to head to Yosemite where we'll be on site using our new incredible virtual fitness product. Anyone going to be in the Yosemite area […]

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