Category Archives: Vacations

Thanksgiving

Normally, we have Thanksgiving with Iris’ extended family. This year we traveled up north to San Jose to have Thanksgiving with Ron’s old roommate, Tim Orsley, and his family. We were joined by another roommate of theirs, Frank Kovac, and his family of four, from Lake Tahoe. We left Wednesday afternoon around 12:45 PM, and… Read More »

Blue Angels

We took a trip up to San Francisco to watch the Blue Angels perform during Fleet Week. Apparently, Fleet Week is a pretty big deal up here. It seemed like thousands of people lined the San Francisco Bay in order to watch the many demonstration flight teams. We made the trip with both of Ron’s… Read More »

Lake Isabella

We spent four days camping at Lake Isabella, which is just east of Bakersfield. We went with the Buchers, the Olsons, and friends of the Buchers from Boy Scouts. We came with high hopes of fishing action, but the lake didn’t yield much. Probably some bad after-effects from a big fire earlier in the year.… Read More »

Skiing at Lake Tahoe

This is our second ski trip with the kids. We stayed at a timeshare in Reno and drove two hours each morning to Sierra at Tahoe, a nice family-oriented resort. This was the first time Morgan would be taking real lessons. Last year, she was in the day care facility. On our first day in… Read More »