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Shaver 2012

Snow at Shaver Lake 2012

  • Eating Well at Shaver Lake So what do three families eat while at Shaver Lake? Luckily, my sister-in-law was in charge of the overall menu and planned out all kinds of dishes. Take a look…Needless to say, I think I put on a few pounds even with all the daily activities in the snow.
  • Pictures of Shaver Lake, China Peak, and the Pride of Pinnacle Here are some pictures of the Shaver Lake area, the adjacent China Peak ski resort, and the Pride of Pinnacle rental house.The Pride of Pinnacle is a great rental home that could be epic. It’s centrally located in the Shaver Lake town with plentiful play areas nearby. It’s spacious and very uniquely decorated with fun themes adorning the household. It’s stocked with supplies, kitchen utensils and appliances, a huge washer and dryer, and even games for the kids. So what’s wrong? It comes down to expectations. The description for the Pride of Pinnacle mentions a lot of features that simply were not working during our stay. Nothing major, but enough for a minor letdown. The lift for the firewood – busted. So you had to run outside to get more kindle. A broken window, broken chairs, burnt out light bulbs all over the house. Household Wi-fi? Advertised, but non-functional. In fact, ...
  • Needing Air in the Air And it finally hits me! I look down at my arm and wonder what that little spot is. Of course! I had donated blood two weeks ago before leaving for Shaver Lake, CA. And I’m guessing that loss of blood is what caused my mid-air medical incident. I thought it was the red-eye flight that was too much, coupled with the preceding packing and excitement. With one hour left in the flight to SFO, I didn’t feel good at all. I was cold but sweating at the same time. I walked back to the flight attendants to get some water, and they remarked how I didn’t look too good. They quickly sat me down and got an oxygen tank for me. Sucking in the O2 made me feel a lot better relatively quickly. Eventually, I made it back to my seat with oxygen tank in tow, thanks to the great attendants of ...
  • Who Am I Imitating? What superstar am I imitating? Okay, I’m using snow instead of chalk, but close enough right?
  • How Memories Are Made What makes something truly memorable? Is it the ultimate highs or the deep lows that keep memories fresh? Probably. But when the crests and the troughs happen together, now that’s when memories are forever etched in your cerebrum. More on the memorable highs and lows from our recent snow trip to Shaver Lake, CA…Shaver Lake on Dwellable
  • Watching the Knicks DVR-ed the Linsanity.