Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Giving thanks

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, my family and I were excited to begin our vacation in Baja California. Well, that was until the boys read every surf report available. With all of the high tech storm tracking devices, it clearly shows that there won't be a wave anywhere near our destination. We were planning on staying a few days in the lovely little town of Todos Santos, which is about an hours drive north from Cabo San Lucas. Warm weather, pounding surf, and salty margaritas beckoned from the south, but it's just not meant to be.

Cerritos Beach, Todos Santos, Mexico

The lagoon
Photo by: Alberto Sole Caliente
The trip is now canceled. My guys keep trying to explain to me that you can't go on a surf trip without surf, but as a non-surfer, that's hard for me to grasp. Some things I guess I'll never understand. Really, what's wrong with lounging around, eating tacos and soaking up some sun? That's what I've done on every surf trip I've ever been on! Go figure.

Now that plan B is firmly in place, I've spent the day shopping for turkeys and all the trimmings, and creating some kind of thrown together menu. Ultimately, the most important thing is that I'm giving thanks for my crazy wonderful family, my awesome friends, and that we are all pretty healthy. But equally important, I'm really thankful that I don't have to have that intrusive TSA screening and pat down at the airport!


  1. Awww..Bummer! I was thinking you were FINALLY going to get some summer! Enjoy your turkey!

  2. It looks like there will be no summer this year for me! Ah well, there's always next year, right?
    PS. It is FREEZING and rainy out! So. Cal? Ha!

  3. Ok, freezing is relative I guess... hahahaha! Every day that we go here without snow or ice is a day closer to spring as far as I am concerned! Hope you had a good Thanksgiving... Missed you! Love the cross-outs in your newer entries. Puts a whole new spin on things!

  4. Thanks so much! But seriously, it is very close to freezing. Nights have been in the 40's, and 30's in the Canyons!
    It was a nice holiday, I think it's the best turkey dinner that I've ever made! Missed you all too! More than you know!