Month: August 2013

Forest Falls Hike or Why My Friends Refuse to Hike with Me and a recipe for Salmon Salad

   Some times the best adventures can be the things that are really not smart ideas at all.   For two weeks now Janette and I have been hearing the tall tales of how glorious the crystal clear waters at the top of Forest Falls are.    “The pools are deep enough to swim.”        “There are …

Candied Ginger Grapefruits

   I’ve been trying to eat healthy for three days.    It’s been really hard and I have done amazing (Well except for last night when I lapsed and had a delicious cold Heineken with dinner)     It is amazing how three days of eating healthy is paying off; even though I have only run …

Sweet Potato Waffles with Candied Pecans and Brown Sugar Icing

    Some mornings living your life like every day is a vacation means waking up in a bed and breakfast.       Except in a real bed and breakfast I don’t think there would be a angry yet happy cat jumping on my bladder and mewing.    Just because I did not actually wake up on vacation …

The best, and easiest Grilled Trout Ever

   Last week I spent a evening casting my line into an alpine lake just a half mile lake from our camp ground.  It was a early June evening and even though we were camping in the highest of the high Sierras the temperature was still in the sixties right before sun set.   Our friends had …