Don on August 29th, 2012

Tuesday: (08/28) I fixed ham, eggs and potatoes for breakfast. I had ordered a dumpster for the disposal of my dirt pile and it was scheduled to arrive this morning. It arrived sometime after 9am. Unfortunately, after it arrived i had to start moving dirt. I have both a pile of previously excavated dirt and […]

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Monday: (08/27) This morning I was off early to carpool with my San Jose Mid-Week Hikers Meetup group up to Big Basin State Park. I suggested this hike for the group and ended up as the guide for the hike. I hiked the same trail about a month ago when we were there for the […]

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Don on August 25th, 2012

Saturday: (08/25) I spent much of the day outside tinkering. I cut down the second shelf unit for the green house and welding the pieces together as two shorter shelves of tables. Lou and Dawn were busy with garage sales.  Part of the new phone battery conditioning procedure is to charge it for 12 hours, […]

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Don on August 25th, 2012

Friday: (08/24) Tea in the backyard started the day. I fixed popcorn for breakfast. We all went to an estate sale in Los Altos then to Costco. Lunch was very berry sundaes at Costco then some roast chicken from there when we got home. We had an evening appointment then, for dinner we stopped at IKEA. […]

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Don on August 18th, 2012

Saturday: (08/18) Lou made a salmon and spinach omelet for breakfast. We enjoyed it on the new patio. After breakfast we all went off to visit a couple of rummage sales and garage sales in Redwood City. I was dropped off on the way home for a little walk home via a look around the […]

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Don on August 17th, 2012

Lou made sausage and gravy for breakfast with some home made gluten free bread. We enjoyed it in the yard looking at our new patio by the greenhouse. After breakfast I was off for a hike with my San Jose Mid-week Hikers Meetup Group. Today we hiked some of the trails in Wonderlich County Park […]

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Don on August 14th, 2012

Monday: (08/13) Lou was off to an appointment early so I fixed a nice breakfast of eggs, sausage, fried potatoes all over toast with some cheese. Yum! Then i got to work outside laying more bricks. When I ran out od sand i cleaned up and, since I had an ice cream urge, I stopped […]

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Don on August 12th, 2012

Sunday: (08/12) I was off for a hike near Santa Cruz at Wilder Ranch State Park. It’s a state park and I’ve never visited before. A local hike group, the Take A Hike Meetup Group, setup the hike. I haven’t hiked with them before but it sounded like fun. About a 10 mile hike overlooking […]

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Don on August 9th, 2012

Thursday: (08/09) I started just after 7am laying bricks and didn’t stop until 7:30pm. My back seems to be holding up by I think I wore out my knees today. Lots of up and down today. Getting older isn’t so much fun. I did get most of one side of the green house area completed, […]

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Don on August 8th, 2012

Wednesday: (08/08) First task was to go get some sand but that involved cleaning out the rear of the jeep which usually has all sorts of things we use when we travel. Since we’re home they don’t need to be there. As I passed a constructions site I noticed a big crane and a huge […]

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