Wednesday: (12/31) Breakfast sandwiches to start. My hiking group members Colin. Loretta, Cris, and Kathy arrived early at 0900 for our 0930 hike. We drove up to the Old Pinnacles Trailhead to start our hike of the North Wilderness Loop. The weather was great, warmer than expected. The trail is much better marked this time. […]

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Don on December 30th, 2014

Tuesday: (12/30) Lou made biscuits and gravy for breakfast. I took a short walk around the campground then out the Bench Trail from the campground to the Peaks View Trailhead. I wanted to check the route for part of Friday’s hike. We relaxed at home all day Chili sizes for dinner.

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Don on December 29th, 2014

Monday: (12/29) A nice morning, warmer, no frost this morning. A breakfast sandwich to prepare for my hike. Seven hikers arrived for my hike. We were on the Condor Gulch Trail about 1000 and finished about 1500. Nice clear skies and shirt sleave weather. We met Joe, a member of the Condor Crew with his […]

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Don on December 28th, 2014

Sunday: (12/28) Another nice morning with a few light clouds here and there today. Today we were off to look at a possible future camping spot, Laguna Mountain Recreation Area to see if the motorhome could go there. Two nice campsites most suitable for the RV, nice and level. Pretty good road to the site. […]

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Saturday: (12/27) Enjoying Pinnacles National Park.  It was a cold morning with fogged up windows. We sleep without the heater on all night so it does get cold and takes a little while to warm in the mornings and wipe and get clear windows. When we could see out, we watched flocks of quail grazing […]

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Don on December 26th, 2014

Friday: (12/26) Nice clear skies today. I put a few more plants in the green house and covered the two raised succlent beds. It’s starting to get colder. I also drained the holding tanks. Leftovers for breakfast. I prepared a version of my breakfast sandwich with a few deviled eggs halves, two strips of bacon, […]

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Don on December 20th, 2014

Saturday: (12/20) Lou made breakfast sandwiches then we were off to do the weekly shopping. We did some extra to stock up for our trip next week to the Pinnacles. When we returned I dumped the rest of the dirt from the rear of the Jeep. Most of the rest of the day I relaxed […]

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Don on December 19th, 2014

Friday: (12/19) Lou made pancakes and sausage for breakfast. I quickly unloaded part of my load of dirt so Lou would have use of the jeep while I used the Hyundai for my hike carpool. I drove over to Jessica’s house and picked her up, Our other carpooler cancelled. We headed up to Saratoga Gap […]

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Don on December 14th, 2014

Sunday: (12/14) A wonderful breakfast at Brian’s Restaurant in Los Altos. A visit to Fry’s Electronics. And more rain. Monday: (12/15) Breakfast sandwiches to start our day. I drove Lou to an appointment and dropped Dawn off at the train on the way. Rain much of the day. I had a webinar to attend after Lou’s […]

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Don on December 13th, 2014

Saturday: (12/13) No rain today, just mostly overcast. Waffles and bacon for breakfast. We decided to take a walk today. I have wanted to scout the Stevens Creek Trail in mountain View. I’d like to have a few rainy day hikes ready and this trail is a city trail and paved all the way. It […]

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