I just had the pleasure of spending the long weekend in the Eastern Sierra with Jonathan, my eight-year-old. We had a wonderful time, despite the smoke and heat.
Given your gracious response to last year's pictures, I may toss some up later this week.
But for now I thought you might appreciate the finishing point of the trip. After Jonathan and I buffeted in Placerville ("Over 150 Dishes!") before arriving home, I got this "fortune" cookie:
Just wanted to say:
UPDATE: well, while my betters are fomenting, marinating, or germinating, here are a few more pix to tide you over. Mouse-over for captions; click on them for larger versions.