Monthly Archives: November 2015

A Very Vegas Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving this year is sadly far away from family and friends. We are instead at a fancy hotel outside of Las Vegas (points racked up from three years of bi-coastal work travel gave us two nights and a Thanksgiving feast). We miss home … Continue reading

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Rt 66 to the Grand Canyon

Cruising along historic Rt. 66, we stopped in the tiny town of Seligman to take pictures and get a bite to eat. The diner was more of a gift store, welcoming us with cut-outs of John Wayne, Betty Boop and … Continue reading

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San Joaquin, Mojave, and the Wilds of Arizona

The San Joaquin Valley is flush with vineyards, although they are nothing like the bucolic ones of Napa and Sonoma. This southern part of California’s central valley is a dry expanse of flat farms that line the highway with endless rows … Continue reading

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Gold, Frogs, and the Biggest Trees in the World

We left Tahoe just as more snow began to fall. We’ll miss the beauty of the snow-capped Sierras (and the company of friends), but now that we are back in the ‘bago we’re happy to be heading to flatter, warmer ground. … Continue reading

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Spooky, Snowy Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe’s local community college put on a spooktacular trick or treat fest, where hundreds of kids and parents lined up to tour the decorated classrooms and collect as much candy as possible from the college and community volunteers. We thought the kids … Continue reading

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