Yosemite in the time of COVID

This past June we had been observing stay at home orders since mid-March. Which meant for us, staying put as much as possible, only going out to run to the store or do quick errands. Summer is usually a time when we can get away for a bit as a family. Covid has of course thrown its wrench for all of us. A friend of mine posted about visiting Yosemite and how quiet it was. Entry to Yosemite was limited, requiring advanced ticket purchase. The park was closed to camping inside its boundaries. I went to recreation.gov to purchase a …

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Thanksgiving in Rincon, Puerto Rico

We rolled into Rincon on Thanksgiving day sometime after noon. We were hungry for lunch and headed to the Balnearo de Rincon thinking we could perhaps find a place along the water to grab a bite. We passed through an archway to see a restaurant with a buffet right on the water. Turns out it was a Thanksgiving feast for their employees. We took a moment to enjoy the sun while the husband spoke with the locals. Turns out, all the restaurants in the area were closed due to the holiday, but they pointed us to some food trucks which …

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