Don on April 30th, 2016

Saturday: (04/30) I made ham and eggs to go with some leftover home fried potatoes for breakfast. I spent most of the day weeding and trimming plants in the flower beds and planters. Lunch was a grilled ham and cheese sandwich with avocado. On one of my breaks I scheduled a hike for this coming Friday […]

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Don on April 28th, 2016

Thursday: (04/28) I prepares a nice breakfast of smoked pork hops with home fried potatoes and eggs. Yum! I actually got to work on the water heater. i spent all morning disassembling it, cleaning off the old gaskets, installing the new pilot assembly, and reassembling it. It now works again. I’m actually impressed with GE. […]

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Don on April 28th, 2016

Friday: (04/29) Lou and Dawn were off to Walnut Creek to a storytelling event. I stopped by jack In The Box for my breakfast sandwich then went up to Wunderlich Park in Redwood City where i was leading a hike. Alex, another leader had planned the hike to cover all the trails in the park. […]

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Don on April 28th, 2016

Wednesday: (04/27) A rainy day. Granola for breakfast. Showers in the motorhome again today. The new pilot assembly for the house water heater arrived as i was taking my shower. I read the instructions and decided to wait for a dry day because the water heater is outside. I tinkered on the computer inside all day. […]

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Don on April 26th, 2016

Tuesday: (04/26) Happy birthday to me. Nice to have another one. Nice scrambled eggs with leftover hamburger and fresh salsa for breakfast. After breakfast in the back yard I setup the  RV water and drain lines so we could take our showers in it while we wit on the water heater repair. We headed off […]

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Don on April 26th, 2016

Monday: (04/25) I started with a shower but there was no hot water. The water heater evidently died and wouldn’t light. unfortunately it’s a modern one so it has an igniter and can’t be lite with a match. The manufacturer is sending a new pilot assembly which they think will fix it. I made a […]

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Don on April 23rd, 2016

Saturday:(04/23) Lou and I were up early as usual and took a morning walk.  A highlight was a bald eagle nest above one of the ponds. Nice to be out early with the birds. The original homesteaders cabin currently occupied by homesteadng rats. ** There were a couple of geese by one of the ponds. […]

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Don on April 22nd, 2016

Friday: (04/22) We were up early and took a walk around the RV park. After a final shopping trip we hooked up and prepared to leave. We met my brother Ernie in Gustine at the Andersen’s Pea Soup Restaurant where we had their namesake for lunch. Dawn went home with Ernie. I missed a turn […]

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Don on April 21st, 2016

Thursday: (04/21) I was up at 0600 feeling better and on trail at 0715. I still didn’t feel like eating much. Good thing I felt better. I started with a 1000 foot climb followed by another 2000 foot climb then a long descent down to the road. There was trail magic at the Walker Basin […]

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Don on April 20th, 2016

Wednesday: (04/20) I got sick during the night. I was on trail at 0645. Couldn’t eat anything all day. Nice trail today except that it involved a 1000 foot climb. Even some flowers. On the down side of the mountain today it was more desert like. I stopped early before at 1600 too tired to […]

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