My family makes an annual pilgrimage. No, not to Mecca nor to Jerusalem. And not for any overt religious purpose. But our annual camping trip to the lake in the Sierra Nevada mountains has become a tradition, as my son says “more important than Christmas.”
The tradition started when I took my son, age seven, and my daughter, age four, to meet my brother and his wife at the lake.… Read more
Move over s’mores, there’s a newer, more decadent, more fattening, more delicious version ready to take over the camping treat throne.
I’ve just returned from a camping vacation with (mostly) young men. You know the ones: hike all day, burn up thousands (if not millions) of calories, and then return to camp not only ravenous, but actually in caloric deficit enough to deserve a hugely sinful campfire treat.… Read more
I’m a big music fan, in case you hadn’t noticed. I love to make music; I love to watch and listen as other people make music. So I naturally gravitate to summertime music camps and festivals. I love to read the lineups for music festivals and to imagine going to see all those wonderful performers.… Read more