Monthly Archives: September 2014

When you take Cat Lady on Vacation…

      Babe! There’s an animal outside the tent!” I’m huddling in my nice warm sleeping bag. It’s two a.m. And I am very confused.       “What?”        “There’s an animal outside the tent! Do you hear that noise? What is that noise? It sounds like purring!” I’m shaking him …

Rock Creek and the Little Lakes Valley

      The first day of our Eastern Sierras vacation we decided to do a little hike. We had sat in the truck for five hours driving from Southern California and by the time we hit the turn off at Tom’s Place our hiking boots were ready to touch the dirt.       …

C-O-U-G-A-R-S and a recipe for Avocado Wontons

    I really do not understand why no one can spell cougar.     I live on Cougar Lane and every time I have to call the cable company or the water company or an electrician I have to spell out C-O-U-G-A-R about ten times.    Than I have to explain what a cougar is.     …

Time to Rock it From the Delta to the DMZ

     Social media is an incredible thing.     It’s down right scary how much media is available at our finger tips.     It’s incredible too.      Let’s go back in time a month or so ago…          At six p.m. that night while I was at work in a matter of a few minutes every …

Cinabon Macarons

    It must be fall.    The bees are angry, pine needles cover my driveway and there is finally a chill in the mountain air.    I love the mountains in the autumn. I love autumn flavors like cinnamon, sweet potatoes and squash.    Crisp autumn days were meant for afternoons fishing and drinking Sierra …