Last week I took a break and headed out west for some snowboarding, sun, friends, and mountains.  I used to live in San Diego, so it was the perfect place to start. I met up with my friend, Erik, and we drove up to Mammoth Lakes for a few days of snowboarding, before driving back down to sunny Southern California.  I took my son’s Elmo toy along with us for the trip as well.  I figured he would enjoy seeing his little buddy in various locations.  Here’s a little bit of what I saw (through the lens of my iPhone):