Don on September 1st, 2016

Thursday: (09/01) Lou was off to an appointment in the morning. We were on the road by 1030. We stopped for lunch at the Golden Corral, per usual. A stop at the cheese factory in Escalon, California was fun. We enjoyed the house cat, their goats, and the koi. We also toured an antique shop. […]

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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 July 12th, 2016

Tuesday: (07/12)  We were up early and drove down to San Jose for me to catch the Capitol Corridor train. Lou and Dawn saw me off. The train left on time since it started from there. In Sacramento I transferred to a Amtrak Thru Bus that took me to Redding were I caught a Shasta […]

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Don on July 11th, 2016

Monday: (07/11) Breakfast from L&L Hawaiian. I hiked with my group at Arastrradero Preserve then had lunch at the Alpine Inn and listened to a ukulele jam. Lou and joined us for lunch. It was only a 5.5 mile hike but it gave my new shoes a good test. After lunch we went to see […]

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Don on July 9th, 2016

Saturday: (07/09) Leftovers for breakfast. Busy day today. I started by going to Zombie Runner shoe and expreso to get my larger trail runner shoes. I got a free item from the Expresso bar so i got a mocha coffee. We went to the Palo Alto Clay and Glass Show at the art center. Lots of […]

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Don on June 15th, 2016

Wednesday: (06/15) A nice sunny day this morning. However, there is a winter storm in Northern California. Above is a photo of Dawn’s new book reader stand that Lou made. I plan on restarting my PCT hike this Sunday in Northern California. Specifically I’ll restart in Dunsmuir and hike toward Lake Tahoe.  While it’s raining […]

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Don on April 10th, 2016

Sunday: (04/10) We got up at 0700 and started to prepare to leave the Trail’s End RV Park and go down to Bakersfield. We didn’t hookup, Lou and Dawn came separately in the Jeep. We moved in at the River  Run RV Park in Bakersfield. We still hadn’t had breakfast and had wanted to get […]

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Don on April 1st, 2016

Friday: (04/01) Up early for showers. Lou made French toast and bacon for breakfast. We headed out about 0830. I needed to get a water bottle and snickers bars but it was too early so we went out to the Antelope Valley Poppy Preserve and took a short walk. There weren’t many poppies to be […]

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Don on March 18th, 2016

Friday: (03/18) I made corned beef hash for breakfast. Yum! Lou and Dawn were off to an exercise class and some estate sales today. I worked on the Jeep. Above left is the actuator solenoid under the drivers seat. On the right is the bracket that attaches the cable from the solenoid to the brake pedal […]

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Don on August 3rd, 2015

Friday: (08/03) If all went right I’m on the train just leaving San Jose. All didn’t go well.The train is delayed at least 3hrs as of now at 2143. Departed San Jose at 2331. Now for a nap. Current estimate to arrive in Dunsmuir is around 0730.

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