Don on July 31st, 2015

Friday: (07/31) I Palo Alto at 1545 to head south for this night hike. The hike was to start at 1845 but the early departure wasn’t in vain. Traffic was terrible even with my expert avoidance of clogged freeways. I stopped for dinner in Morgan Hill at a Jack In The Box, got gas and […]

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Don on July 30th, 2015

Thursday: (07/30) We had leftovers for breakfast. Dawn and I headed off to Best  Buy to look at phones when they opened at 1000.  I discovered they couldn’t get the 128GB model i wanted o we went home. I checked online. It is available online but only for a new 2 year plan. I called support […]

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Don on July 28th, 2015

Tuesday: (07/28) Peach blintzes for breakfast. Lou and Dawn were out at their exercise class  in the morning. I did a few tasks outside. I installed a pipe to the arbor to raise a tiedown line to the shade on the patio. I got tired of having to duck down. I tested one of Lou’s […]

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Don on July 27th, 2015

Monday: (07/27) Breakfast at L&L Hawaiian, as usual. I drove out to the park and met my fellow hikers. We did a quick 5.1 mile hike up to the top of the mountain and back down. We managed to beat the heat on this day that is forecast to be in the 90′s. Sanborn Park […]

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Don on July 26th, 2015

Sunday: (07/26) Popcorn for breakfast. I spent much of the day updating my hike plan to start at Dunsmuir, California (MM 1507) and hike up to or at least toward Cascade Locks, Oregon (MM 2155). I bought my Amtrak ticket to get me up to Dunsmuir. Dawn made a cucumber soup for lunch. Now to […]

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Don on July 25th, 2015

Saturday: (07/25) Lou prepared a nice bacon, eggs and potatoes breakfast this morning. Lou and Dawn were busy with an Estate Sale this morning. I was tinkering with the computer. Chili for dinner.

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Don on July 25th, 2015

Friday: (07/24) The usual hikers English muffin breakfast sandwich with a maple bar started my day. Jessica came over and we were picked up by Heidi for a carpool to the Tarwater Trailhead at Pescadero Park which is about 15 miles South of Palo Alto up and over the mountain via Page Mill Road. We […]

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Don on July 22nd, 2015

Wednesday: (07/22) Lou and Dawn made more peach blintzes for breakfast. I headed off to San Jose on the bus and trolley to a meeting at our local transit agency. They are developing a system of beacons at stations and on vehicles that will be used to provide information to customers. The are sponsoring a […]

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Don on July 21st, 2015

Tuesday: (07/21) Weather back to normal. The hurricane passed by, way out in the Pacific fortunately, and the humidity is more normal. I slept through the little shaker we had early this morning, a 4 earthquake. I probably would have noticed if I was awake. Lou and Dawn were off to exercise class so I […]

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Don on July 20th, 2015

Monday: (07/20) This was a hot humid day, unusual for here when I woke up. It didn’t get much better. I had the usual breakfast from L&L. Jessica picked me up and we met our fellow hikers at Windy Hill Open Space Preserve. We hiked up Razorback Ridge Trail, along the the skyline on the Lost […]

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