Camping in Yosemite Valley

Steffen and I took a trip this past weekend to Yosemite National Park.  We’ve been wanting to camping for a while, and being too impatient for spring to arrive, and thus in a hurry to beat the snow fall, we settled on a chilly weekend mid-November at the Upper Pines campground.  Car camping was the [...]

First Day Behind the Bar

I started my first day at the Library in SLO on a glorious Sunday, October 18th, 2009.  Here’s a story of my lessons learned. I spent the few hours before my shift getting ready, looking decent, studying the bar cards, and getting more and more nervous.  Of course, my car is three in deep in [...]

Early Morning Surf

Steffen woke me up at 7am this morning and gave me a wake up kiss and cuddle before heading up to San Francisco to meet with some of his old high school friends.  He’ll be back tonight.  On his way up he was supposed to give me a wake up call at 8:10am so I [...]