Category Archives: Trips
Last Friday, I drove up to Mammoth. The entire state of California was in a lull between large storms, and Mammoth had received around a foot a day the past 3 days. Fortunately, the drive up was sunny, if a … Continue reading
Well, it’s not snowing here, but it’ll be raining soon. My annoying cousin, who is up in Mammoth at the moment says it’s snowing lightly, with not much wind, but they had a fresh foot overnight.Â I’d like to go up … Continue reading
Sunny day (and a half) in Mammoth
Mammoth this weekend was cloudy with a light dusting of snow (about 2 minutes worth) Saturday morning, then clearing up in the afternoon. Sunday had not a cloud in the sky, and you’d certainly want a lot of sun screen! … Continue reading
Ed and I are up in Mammoth right now…. with a full day of skiing ahead of us tomorrow.
Chased by wind and rain
In leaving Corvallis on last Tuesday, I had originally planned to drive straight back to Los Angeles. However, with a winter storm approaching, and a late start behind me, I decided to add another day to my trip, and hop … Continue reading
Drizzle, driving and pizza.
After helping Andy move north last weekend, I visited two sets of cousins, one in Washington and the other in Oregon. I had never visited either of them at home before, as they had always been generous to drive south … Continue reading
On the road again…..
My friend Andy has decided to move up to Portland. Can’t say that I understand why. It rains there, the sun doesn’t come out, and they still have earthquakes. Oh, and the occasional volcano near by. Not to mention, no … Continue reading
Aurigid Meteor shower
First picture of the Aurigid meteor shower, a whole day early!Â Chumack1_lab.jpg 800Ã—600 pixelsÂ I’m heading out to the desert early this upcoming morning, and will be back in town around 7 am I think.Â Early to bed, early to rise…..Â Â [update 8:10pm]Saw many … Continue reading
Maui High falls to California team in preseason game
The Los Angeles Unified School District thought it was a good idea to send a few high school students to Hawaii on vacation. TheÂ football team from the relatively new South East High School was sent over, and were invited to … Continue reading
This past weekend, I went up to Mammoth. I decided to drive easy, and see how much I could milk my truck’s milage. From Mojave where I fueled, I got 18.8 mpg to Bishop ( about 180 miles), and 17.5 … Continue reading