Year: 2017

Local and International Guests keeping us full up

I love it when I get reviews like this: “Altamente recomendable, una maravilla en mitad del campo y muy cerca de Yosemite.” (Translation: Highly recommended, a wonder in the middle of the countryside and very close to Yosemite.) And that

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All Safe – All Clear – Lights are on

As friends, family and guests from across the country and around the world contact me to see if I am safe during the big Detwiler fire in the region, please be assured I am fine and was monitoring it continuously. 

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Yeah.. we made SuperHost status

Just heard from Airbnb that I have received SuperHost status, exactly 90 days after hosting my first traveling party. Now we will show up in SuperHost searches and also get priority support. Plus we have something to live up to.

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Sold Out with great reviews

Today I discovered Home Away from Home featuring our very own cottage in some of their Facebook ads.  No wonder we are sold out through August. And yes, we did find a number of minor things when our first few

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And the Falls kept flooding down

Well despite the heat, the waterfalls in Yosemite continue to pound down because there is still plenty of snow up on top that has to melt yet. Can you believe Tioga Pass (over top into Nevada) is still not open

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We are ready to TOT

Well now you see it folks. Not only have we passed all County inspections, we have a certificate to prove it. And from now on out Mariposa County will be looking for us to pay 11% of all occupancy fees

Posted in County Regs

Found our river ford

I have now lived here over 6 months, and I finally found the river ford, thanks to help from a gardener. I never went the right way around the big fallen Oak tree before. In fact, I consider crawling across

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Opening in May

Watch for all the action in May

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Almost ready to go…

Rain, rain and more rain. But at least we have the beauty of the pond and the river and the waterfall. It is so unusual to go outside and actually hear the water gushing. Usually it is so quiet here.

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