Monthly Archives: January 2014

Finally, the air clears – and Mt. Diablo rises on horizon

With a rainless January, the air quality in the Bay Area and Central Valley has been horrible. It reminds L of her first year at UCLA when she didn’t realize that a the Angeles Mountains were visible from her dorm. … Continue reading

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Enjoying the winter light (again) with the Mag

L and the Mag did their usual four-mile loop this morning. The winter light was – again – so pretty… Jog/easy/four miles

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Noontime walk around the island pre- and post Breaking Bad

The Adventurers addiction continues. They’re spending a good portion of waking hours watching Breaking Bad. They want it “all over with” by next weekend so that can get their life back. Thankfully, they had enough sense to sandwich in a … Continue reading

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Honoring Coach Gaughran, some 45 plus years after the fact

Some things kind of come full circle. D’s first swimming and water polo coach at M-A was Bob Gaughran, who had just graduated from Pacific, where D would end up going. Today their college honored Bob with the Amos Alonzo … Continue reading

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Shaking off their disappointment with a walk to lunch

Like many other Niner fans, the Adventurers awoke this morning with the reality that indeed their team isn’t going to the Super Bowl this year. But it’s hard to stay blue when the outside temperatures are balmy. So they leashed … Continue reading

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Getting a pre-game walk in before putting on game face

The business today was going to be football, rooting in first the Patriots and then, more importantly, the Forty Niners. But given the warm temperature and a house now empty of guests, the Adventurers and the Mag headed out to … Continue reading

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In the baby business – then and now

The Adventurers turned to the past and the future this weekend. All three of D’s daughters were in the town. The occasion was a baby shower for eldest daughter, Nikki, who has twins on the way – a boy and … Continue reading

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