American Robin

We found a ton of these cute little guys hopping around on the forest floor between the Ahwahnee Hotel and Yosemite Village.  My son has been asking about robins a lot lately, as he’s obsessed with Batman and Robin.  We’ve shown him photos of robins, and he was interested, but we were excited to finallyContinue reading “American Robin”

Yosemite Squirrel

This is where a squirrel belongs… out foraging in nature.  He’s beautiful… Unlike this one… out pestering hikers for a free lunch.

Yosemite… Flowers Everywhere

Our first day in Yosemite, my five-year-old and I took a walk to check out the wildflowers.  I was impressed with his enthusiasm.  First, he exclaimed, ” Look!  Milkweed!!!”  Then a bit later, “And Indian Paintbrush!!”  These little blue butterflies were fluttering about everywhere.  Magical…

Ah… Yosemite

We’ve been in Yosemite for the past week without Internet access.  We’re home now, and I’ll catch up with you all as soon as I can!  Hope you had a great week!! This is the view from the top of Sentinel Dome… a great hike to do with kids!

Good Night…

Camping out tonight in my parent’s backyard… super fun!

Solar Oven S’Mores

Yesterday afternoon, we attended a festival held by the East Bay Regional Park District at Shadow Cliffs in celebration of the Transit 0f Venus. While checking out the sun through the telescopes was pretty cool, the highlight for my son (other than playing in the trees with his friends) was making s’mores in a pizzaContinue reading “Solar Oven S’Mores”