Don on July 31st, 2014

Thursday: (07/31) Not a good sleep on the train, mostly because it’s too interesting. I awoke at 0530 when it was light outside. I went to the parlor car at 0600 and had breakfast at 0630 as soon as the dining car opened. A nice breakfast of scrambled eggs, potatoes, sausage, croissant, OJ, and tea […]

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Don on July 25th, 2014

I should be able to just throw my pack back on my shoulders and go, but it never works that way. Thursday: (07/24) A relaxing morning at home for me. Dawn and Lou were out all day with appointments and shopping. Nice that Lou is driving again! I spent the morning working on my hike […]

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Don on July 22nd, 2014

Tuesday: (07/22) I did some work in the yard after morning tea in the yard. We also added a couple of things in the neighbors cleanup day special garbage pickup. We don’t really need the old dish washer and hat water tank that adorned our yard. Lou had a couple of appointments today. she reached […]

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Don on July 22nd, 2014

There are some questions that get asked whenever I mention my PCT Hike. I thought I’d make a Q^A list of some of the questions. This is writen after i completed two weeks of the hike from Campo, CA to Palm Springs, CA. I then took a break and returned to the trail at Cascade […]

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Don on July 19th, 2014

Saturday: (07/19) Sausage and onion gravy on bread for breakfast. We started with a visit to the SLO Arboretum (above) just down the hill here in the park. It’s also a good visit and is a good source of ideas for converting our yards landscaping o a Mediterranean native plant scape. Next we stopped at […]

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Don on July 17th, 2014

Thursday: (07/17) Dawn and I had appointments at the dentist and then we were on the road by 1015. We stopped for lunch in Greenfield. Another stop in Paso Robles were I napped while Lou and Dawn visited the thrift and antiques stores downtown. Our next stop was not planned. We were taking Hwy 41 […]

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Don on July 13th, 2014

Saturday: (07/12) Overcast day. We started the day with our weekly grocery shopping. I worked on the RV most of the day. I cleaned up the bedroom and pulled the linens and washed them. I also washed both cars before washing half of the RV. I also need to wax it. It’s been so long […]

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Don on July 11th, 2014

Friday: (07/11) Breakfast from Jack In The Box. I had a three stop carpool picking up passengers at the house, the train station and a Park and Ride lot. I was leading another hike with the San Jose Mid-week Hikers Metup Group.  The hike began near the end of Alpine Road in Portola Valley. We […]

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Don on July 8th, 2014

I finally found a class photo. I’m the second from the left in the top row in the green jacket.

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Don on July 7th, 2014

Saturday: (07/05) Another Saturday morning shopping run. Bananas with cereal for breakfast. Leftovers du jour for lunch. I made stuffed bell peppers for dinner. It’s one of my specialties. For seven peppers, I grilled one pound of ground beef and a half pound of chorizo then added a can of diced tomatoes, a can of […]

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