Tag Archives: California

Day 18: Goodbye Yosemite

November 20, 2011

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Tweet I could see my breath as I lay in bed this morning. It was even cold for Meow Cow.  He regularly sleeps on our feet but last night I pulled him under the covers.  At first he stiffened, “I … Continue reading

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Day 17: Snow!!!

November 18, 2011

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Tweet Some days are simple.  I really like the simple days. Days when we get up, have breakfast, and I do school with the boys while Brent “goes” to work.  Then when afternoon comes, we go for a bike ride, … Continue reading

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Day 16: Yosemite National Park

November 15, 2011

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Tweet Majestic. Breathtaking. Awe inspring. Is there a way to describe the beauty of Yosemite National Park without sounding cliché?  El Capitan reaching violently towards the sky.  Half Dome ,austere, keeping watch over the valley. Bridal Veil Falls unapologetically crashing … Continue reading

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Catch Up Day (Yosemite)

November 12, 2011

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Tweet Today was a “catch up day”. Brent spend the entire day working at the lodge where there is internet.  We lost our cell phone service yesterday coming up the mountain right after we got a call from our tenants … Continue reading

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Great Noni

November 12, 2011

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Tweet There is nothing like getting ready for church in the Wal-mart parking lot when it’s so cold you can see your breath. We are in Turlock, CA, to see Brent’s “Noni”.  We’ve been meaning to see her for years … Continue reading

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Day 13: This road? That road? What road?

November 10, 2011

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Tweet This was the GPS display this evening when I went to type in new directions. Hmmmmmm….. We left Morgan Hill this morning bound for Turlock, CA. We I have a thing about avoiding interstates so we decided to take … Continue reading

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Day 12: More friends

November 9, 2011

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Tweet We spent the morning doing school.  (That’s what we do most mornings!) After school, my friend Michelle came to pick us up.  Michelle and I have been “penpals” for over 3 years.  She originally found my blog through a … Continue reading

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Day 11: Mama’s Day Out

November 8, 2011

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Tweet Today, I drove “the beast” by myself….in the city.  Big girl.  By the time I reached my destination, my body hurt from all the anxiety. My first stop was San Jose to meet, Andrea, a blog friend of mine. … Continue reading

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Not All Rainbows and Flying Squirrels

November 7, 2011

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Tweet “Mommy, mama, daddy, dada, we saw flying squirrels!” squealed Thing 2 as he and Thing 1 came rushing into our bedroom this morning.  Just the sort of thing I dreamed about in the months before we left.  I mean, … Continue reading

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Day 9: And we’re off! (again)

November 7, 2011

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Tweet Today we cast off on our own. We left the security of Brent’s parents and officially hit the open road and landed at Morgan Hill, CA but not without a few detours. Detour #1 – The family picture. The … Continue reading

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