It's a beautiful morning. We have been above the clouds for the past 24 hours. The sun is out and it is currently 37º. The high yesterday was 42º with a low of 36º. I think the inversion kept our temperatures from dropping significantly. There is not a whole lot going on up top. We have had low numbers of guests, mostly couples. I finished up my menu for the crew Thanksgiving feast. It is our biggest meal of the season. We sit down as a family, the Sunday before we leave, and give thanks for the season and the life long friends we have made. It is one of my favorite traditions on the mountain. It takes me a few days to prep the dishes. It is a proud moment when I can orchestrate perfect timing and all of the dishes come out hot and at the same time. I always share pictures, so stay tuned.
Today will be spent preparing for the arctic blast. We have to make sure the water system is shut down and everything is kept from freezing. It is extra work on our part, but after twelve seasons, Chris has it down pat. The biggest part of the job is making sure the guests arrive safely and everyone is warm and well taken care of. So, with that being said, I think it is time to get some hot cocoa on the stove.