Don on January 31st, 2014

Friday: (01/31) Another Friday hike. I fixed corned beef hash and eggs for breakfast. A couple of fellow hikers met me at the house and we carpooled to the Pechetti Winery Open Space District. There we met the other 22 hikers. When we passed the pond, it was dry making the no swimming sign more […]

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Don on January 26th, 2014

Sunday: (01/26) We started today like any Saturday, with our weekly shopping run. But today was Sunday? Yesterday’s little trip interfered with our usual habits. It turns out, Sunday may be a better day because there were even less crowds for our just after opening visit. Visits to Walmart’s, Trader Joe’s. Sprout’s Market, Safeway, and […]

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Don on January 25th, 2014

Saturday: (01/25) We hit the road early heading North and stopping for breakfast in Millbrea at Neil’s Cafe. I had corned beef hash and pancakes again, my weakness. Lou and Dawn had an omelet.  We then continued up through San Francisco, across the Golden Gate bridge and then on to Sonoma. We looked about town […]

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Don on January 24th, 2014

Friday: (01/24) I fixed breakfast sandwiches before heading off for my hike. I was in the Hyundai and crammed 5 hikers into it before heading up to the top of the mountain for the hike. We started our hike at Montebello OSP and hiked out the Stevens Creek Nature Trail before continuing down the Stevens […]

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Don on January 18th, 2014

Saturday: (01/18) I made corned beef hash and eggs for breakfast. Lunch at LUU Noodle House for our usual chow fun noodles, pad Thai and egg rolls. I did some work in the greenhouse re-potting some plants. I added some drain rock at the bottom of the planters. They hadn’t been draining properly. For dinner […]

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Don on January 17th, 2014

Friday: (01/17) Foothills Park, Palo Alto EveryTrail – Find the best Hiking in California I made breakfast sandwiches for breakfast. At 0900 I met a carpooler at the house and we headed up to a park and ride to collect more hikers. I was hosting 19 hikers for a hike at our residents only city […]

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Don on January 13th, 2014

Saturday: (01/11) Grocery shopping in the morning. In the afternoon we all went to Valco shopping center for Lou to take a walk. I followed in the scooter. She was checking her range and walked the length of the mall. Sunday: (01/12) Breakfast at the Country Inn in Cupertino. We drove separately so Lou and […]

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Don on January 10th, 2014

Friday: (01/10) I filled up the Jeep with fellow hikers and we headed up to Big Basin Redwoods State Park. We hiked out the Sunset Trail then Came down Berry Creek Falls Trail and returned to our cars on the Skyline To The Sea Trail. The hike was 11.4 miles and while the elevation only […]

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Don on January 4th, 2014

Saturday: (01/04) This morning we did our weekly grocery shopping. After that we had breakfast at the Good Morning Restaurant with Ernie. I had a burrito, Lou and dawn had an omelet, Ernie had a waffle. With those tasks accomplished we went up to Redwood City. Lou and Dawn did some thrifting while I visited […]

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Don on January 3rd, 2014

Friday: (01/03) Breakfast at Jack’s, Jack In The Box, that is. I picked up a fellow hiker at a Park and Ride and we met the others at the park. It was a perfect day for the hike, like spring. Almost no water left in the reservoir. We do need rain. We hiked 6.8 miles […]

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