Game of Thrones S610: ‘The Winds of Winter’ Recap

It’s D-day in King’s Landing, and the big players are getting ready for the trial of the century. The opening scenes are almost entirely silent, except for the ominous clanging of the Sept’s bell…which is clearly tolling for a truckload of people given it’s the finale and the death count in King’s Landing has been […]

Yosemite: Deer and Bobcats and Bears, Oh My!

My Girl Guide career was brief and largely underwhelming. I was good at three things: making fires, scaring the shit out of the other girls with late-night ghost stories, and playing ‘spotlight’. I sucked at putting up tents, taking down tents, washing up camp equipment in the dark, tying knots, and using a compass. I […]

An American Road Trip

I contemplated skipping the details of our Grand Canyon > California City > Bakersfield>Fresno>Oakhurst> Yosemite road trip and just running with ‘TA DA! Now we’re in Yosemite!’. But the trip had some interesting highlights/lowlights. Also, I suggest that as you read the following you should have the theme music from National Lampoon’s Vacation on repeat in […]