Monthly Archives: March 2012

Skiing Scavenger Hunt

“I don’t suppose you guys are giving away free beer this morning?”  We were at the Sierra Nevada brewery tent at Kirkwood ski resort.  It was 9:30 in the morning. “No, unfortunately not,” the Sierra employee responded and smiled.  “But … Continue reading

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Bouldering in Bishop

“Here Jongo!… Here boy!” I saw Jongo, or who I assumed to be Jongo, turn when his name was called.  But then his curiosity got the better of him, and he took off after the two other dogs he’d be … Continue reading

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The last chicken finger in Colorado

“I am now about to eat the last chicken finger,” I exclaimed from the back of the van. Silence.  Apparently no one heard me. “Mom, did you hear me?  I’m about to eat the last chicken finger in Colorado.” “Yes, … Continue reading

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The Olympics in Yosemite?

Most of us only visit Yosemite in the summer.  But for a truly breathtaking experience, one should see it during the winter.  Perhaps that’s why Yosemite was very nearly the host of the 1932 Winter Olympics. By very nearly, I … Continue reading

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