Anniversary Narrows

We were excited to have Tim and Amanda join us at Lake Mead this weekend, a week earlier than expected. So yesterday, we all went on an easy hike to the Anniversary Narrows.

I learned about the name after the hike, and realized this morning that the name is kind of fitting considering that we met the Watsons a year ago this month.

Oh and by the way – some may have noticed I’ve been messing with the template for this blog, hoping to implement a responsive design (good for phones). I had to switch it back this morning because tags weren’t working. Oh well. I like the spacing on this version better anyway.

Dinner Last Night:
Dinner wasn’t great, so I won’t link to the recipe. I made pumpkin gnocchi with a sage “butter” sauce. The gnocchi was made out of chickpea flour rather than potatoes and tasted a little like cardboard. We ended up drenching it in tomato sauce to make it a bit more edible.

With the left-over pumpkin puree I made Pumpkin Pie Banana Chunk Oatmeal Cookies for breakfast, which were quite tasty.

2013 Cost of Camping:
117 nights paid camping
198 nights free camping
315 days this year
Total spent on camping this year: $3,201.29
Daily average cost of camping: $10.16

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  • Reply Van-Tramp November 11, 2013 at 3:15 pm

    Ooo that place looks amazing. Do you have a link for the hike?

    Nice to see Tim and Amanda with you two again.

  • Reply Santa Barbara Mary & David November 11, 2013 at 4:46 pm

    Ah, the comfortable old template again . . . 😉

  • Reply Sputnik November 11, 2013 at 4:48 pm

    Love those rock formations!

  • Reply terrie November 16, 2013 at 6:16 pm

    love this photo….

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