Saturday, April 10, 2010

Pine Scented Skiing

The sap is running in the pine trees and it smells wonderful up on the mountain. I'll be skiing along and catch a strong whiff of pine and it smells soooooooooo good. You know what it smells like? It smells like spring time in the Sierra mountains!

Adam and Kristen drove down from Portola, CA to ski Sierra with Jack and I today. Once we finally met up we had some really fun runs together. Hard to believe the end of ski season is right around the corner, it sure seemed to fly right by, time always does when your having fun...

Pyramid Peak
West Bowl Express at Sierra at Tahoe

Brandon "flowski" Cruzin' a Groomer
























Kristen Snowboarding at Sierra























Kristen Smiling and Snowboarding
Adam Skiing at Sierra
Adam Williams
Kristen & Adam Snowboarding

Brandon "flowski", Adam and Kristen on Grandview
Adam and Kristen in Jacks Snowcave
Looking out from inside of the snowcave.

Adam and Kristen

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Monday, April 05, 2010

Spring Lake Tahoe Snowstorm

Snow on the Subaru
Last night a spring snowstorm lashed out at the Tahoe Basin and blanketed the upper elevations of the Sierra mountains with a fresh coat of snow 20-30 inches deep. Down at Lake level we even got a foot! I saw this thing coming and we were prepared for this storm. We were early to rise and shine and wasted no time heading up to Sierra at Tahoe. We were early enough for eighth chair which meant I was the first one down a run called Eastabout. I had fresh untracked powder from top to bottom, it was awesome!

Waiting for Grandview to Open

Flowski Skiing the Sierra Powder
Jon Chest Deep in Powder at Sierra

King Chair Cave at Sierra at Tahoe
Scott Levy at the Cave
Scott Ripping up the Powder at Sierra
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Saturday, April 03, 2010

Buying Phish Tickets

Phish
I ask you, does life get any better than this? I'm sitting here watching TPIR with Drew and attempting to buy Phish Tickets online for the upcoming 2010 Phish Summer Tour. And talk about buying Phish Tickets, we got lucky and snagged many of the hard to get tickets, we now have tickets for 20 of the 29 Phish Tour Dates this summer. We somehow snagged 2 tickets for Phish Thursday Aug 5th and 2 Tickets for Friday's Phish Concert at the Greek Theatre, San Francisco in Berkley right off of Ticketmaster when the went on sale. Buy Phish Tickets from StubHub!Then Jacks nimble fingers on the capthca word puzzle scored us 2 Telluride Phish tickets with Camping for 2 in Telluride Town Park. I have no idea how he lucked out with those Telluride Tickets because the competition was extremely fierce. We also purchased pavilion tickets for a bunch of other shows like Deer Creek, Camden, Charlotte, NC to name a few.

You know what all this Phish ticket talk means? We are going to doing a ton of traveling and blogging this summer, sharing all the action with pictures and videos from the Phish concerts, shakedown street and the road whenever possible. Last year we drove 30,000 miles and this year is shaping up nicely, we were really lucky buying Phish tickets this year.

While we are on the subject, I wonder why we were able to buy such good Phish tickets online from Ticketmaster this year, could it have anything to do with the big bust? The fed's busted a ring of lowlife ticket scalpers that were snapping up all the choice tickets to not only our phish concerts, but all prime music and sports event too. Bruce "The Boss" Springsteen and Trent Reznor of NIN were instrumental in bringing attention to the problem last year and apparently someone was listening. I hope they throw the book at em', scumbag's.



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Thursday, April 01, 2010

reBlog from squidoo.com: Top 10 Best Green Gift Ideas 2010

Close up of a cute baby 7-month old panda cub ...Image via Wikipedia
I found this cool webpage today, check it out:
Looking for the best Eco-friendly gift ideas? You've come to the right place! The desire to "go green" has impacted the way people shop for everything from clothing, to food, to cars, to pet products, even gifts. We have scoured the green scene, to roundup the top green gift ideas that are safe for the environment. Finding the right green gift for someone isn't always easy, but we're here to help with a nice selection of Earth friendly gift suggestions. It is getting easier to give an environmentally responsible gift, now that buying green... (more green gifts)
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