Recently my brother-in-law and his girlfriend came to stay with us so we took the week off work and spent 3 days with them in Yosemite National Park. It’s now the 3rd time we’ve been and each experience has been completely different. Our first visit was in June during a year when snowmelt was late […]

Anniversary trip to St Helena

Friday was our 4 year wedding anniversary so, to celebrate, we spent the day Saturday in St. Helena in Napa Valley. We started out by going to a wine-tasting and sliders event at the St. Clement Winery, where all of these pictures were taken. Afterwards we went for some epic relaxation at a beautiful spa with […]

Big Basin State Park

I really wanted to get warm this weekend. This past week in the city the weather forecast has been teasing me with high temperatures which I haven’t actually been able to experience thanks to the constant, freezing wind. This combination has left me  inappropriately dressed and cold all week, so I suggested a trip inland […]