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The devil's resting place

While we were in California last month, we made a couple of spooky drives through Pacheco Pass, a somewhat dangerous stretch of highway in the Diablo Range that is rumored to be haunted.  68 more words


Fur, Floods and Food.

The first week back at work is almost over and I’m still clinging onto Italy mode – yesterday I almost said ‘Ciao!’ to a customer who walked into the shop and had a full Italian meal with some wine. 774 more words


Touch the sky

Having fun with reflections in the water on a short hike out to Mirror Lake.


Skiing at Badger Pass

We couldn’t have asked for a lovelier day to spend on the snowy slopes of Badger Pass.  I’m new to skiing and it was a bit icy out that day, so after sliding around on the little hills for a while, I retreated to the decks of the day lodge to enjoy the sunshine and the views.  69 more words


Underneath my California stars

The dark dark skies of Yosemite were perfect for practicing our star photography, and so on a few frosty nights, we ventured out to the open meadows with my camera and a tripod, our hearts racing as we tried not to think too hard about mountain lions, coyotes, and bears.


Yosemite Falls

There are so many breathtaking sights in Yosemite National Park, but the one that looms most in my memory is Yosemite Falls.  At nearly 2,500 feet, Yosemite Falls is the highest waterfall in North America and the seventh highest in the world, an impressive spectacle located just above the cozy lodge in which we stayed.  188 more words