Don on August 27th, 2016

Saturday: (8/27) Granola for breakfast. Washing clothes today. Sausage and cheese sandwiches for lunch. Lou made BBQ ribs, baked potatoes and broccoli slaw for dinner. I was busy with mail, and catching up. Sunday: (08/28) Breakfast at A Good Morning Restaurant. I managed to spill tea on my laptop power supply and kill it. Fortunately […]

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Don on August 26th, 2016

Friday: (08/26) Up early, and headed the two miles up trail to the last water possible for the next 10 miles. Mostly uphill today. After yesterday’s beautiful day, today’s trail is through bare mountains. Mostly on gravel and chert. However the major climb up was on an abandoned road bed so it has a nice […]

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Don on August 25th, 2016

Thursday: (08/25) Above left is where I camped at the top of the mountain of steps last night. Several lakes along the way earlier in the day. A nice mushroom. I also passed the 1000 mile point on the PCT trail. The marker is not exactly carved in stone but at least stacked in stone. […]

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Don on August 24th, 2016

Wednesday: (08/24) Nice morning views. A fellow hiker and I traded taking photos of each other. I also saw these interesting mushrooms. The big picture. A nice multi log river crossing. Lots of steps on steep grades today. I felt good but didn’t make many miles. I stopped at 1930 just at the top of […]

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Don on August 23rd, 2016

Tuesday: (08/23) Above is the nice long waterfall and the river by last nights campsite. More great scenery. All sorts of it. Met section Hikers Cindy and Whit from Delta from Delta, Alaska doing Tuolumne to Echo Lake. I never had any energy today. I’m amazed I did 16 miles. I camped at MM972 for 16 […]

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Don on August 22nd, 2016

Monday: (08/22) Breakfast at Lake View Restaurant. Not my kind of breakfasts but nice grounds. Scrambled eggs and toast for me, yogurt and fruit for Lou and a blueberry coffee cake for Dawn. We headed up to Tuolumne Meadows. I checked at the Wilderness Office then prepared to leave. I then noticed I didn’t have […]

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Don on August 21st, 2016

Sunday: (08/21) Leftovers for breakfast. We headed off toward Yosemite NP mid morning via Highway 120 passing through Tuolmne Meadows to Lee Vining. We stayed in Lee Vining and had dinner at Bodie Mine BBQ. Lunch in Tracy at the Golden Corral buffet. Rain is forcaste for mid day tomorrow which may make for an […]

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Don on August 17th, 2016

Wednesday: (08/17) Lou and Dawn were off to an appointment in the morning and met someone who demonstrated a vision device in the afternoon. Picked up a carpet cleaning machine and headed off toward San Jose. Stopped for lunch at China Wok. I arrived at 1305 and the  Direct TV installer was waiting but the […]

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Don on August 14th, 2016

Sunday: (08/14) A nice not busy day. Sunday morning shows. Tinkering on the computer. And basically little else. Dawn had her story telling meeting tonight. Lou’s mushroom Benedicts for breakfast. Hamburgers for lunch. I made enchiladas for dinner. Monday: (08/15) Today’s menu was exiting. Enchiladas for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Lou and Dawn were off […]

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Don on August 13th, 2016

Saturday: (08/13) Granola for breakfast. Chinese from Hunan Homes Express for lunch. Lou and Dawn were off in San Jose and picked up Dawn’s friend Andrea. They had lunch at John’s in Willow Glen and attended a storytelling event in Menlo Park. I headed off in the evening to a concert in Oakland at Yoshi’s by […]

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