• Looking Back: February

    Looking Back: February

    I am not sure if it is because February was a short month or what but all I can say is what the h-e-double-hockey-sticks happened to February!? Read more

    Posted on 05 March 2021 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: January

    Looking Back: January

    The first month of the new year pretty much went the same way as the last month of last year went; we were still under lockdown, which meant more solo runs,... Read more

    Posted on 01 February 2021 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: 2020 Money Pie

    Looking Back: 2020 Money

    Unfortunately, in 2019 the system that I use for compiling my data had a glitch and I decided not to recreate everything, so I never got 2019 data all put... Read more

    Posted on 19 January 2021 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: December

    Well, that was an interesting month. On December 7th, California imposed another Stay at Home requirement, so I got a lot of stuff done around the house last... Read more

    Posted on 06 January 2021 TRAVEL
  • Best of 2020: Books

    Best 2020: Books

    Well it's that time of year again, time to do the wrap ups! This year, due to spending a lot more time at home than I normally do, I read a lot more books than ... Read more

    Posted on 04 January 2021 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: 2020

    Looking Back: 2020

    At the beginning of December, the Bay Area was placed back into Stay at Home lockdown. Although plans for this December were not as hearty as other years, I... Read more

    Posted on 31 December 2020 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: November

    Looking Back: November

    As I ran around the neighborhood last month, past Christmas decorations, I wondered how it could already be November going on December. Read more

    Posted on 01 December 2020 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: October

    Looking Back: October

    October in the Bay Area this year was very hot. We usually have a month in the spring and one in the fall (generally May and September) where there is a week... Read more

    Posted on 10 November 2020 TRAVEL
  • Silver Linings

    This year, at times it has been hard to find the good amidst all of the things going on. However, there have been some! I have heard many a parent or grandparen... Read more

    Posted on 21 October 2020 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: September

    Looking Back: September

    Oh September, you devil you. Normally you are one of my favorite months, one full of vacations and adventures and great weather and friends. This year, you are... Read more

    Posted on 02 October 2020 TRAVEL
  • Groundhog Day

    Along with the phrase, "doing twice as much and only getting half as much done," I have heard the words "groundhog day" a lot in the last six months. Read more

    Posted on 21 September 2020 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: August

    Looking Back: August

    The last time I did a "looking back" post for August, it started like this: August was a good month! As usual, it was filled with lots of outdoor activities,... Read more

    Posted on 01 September 2020 TRAVEL
  • Coffee Talk

    Instead let's talk about our gardens. Do you have one? Mine is kind of small this year. Due to my studying and then the arrival of COVID (I guess it's... Read more

    Posted on 05 August 2020 TRAVEL
  • Wind River Range -- Part Three -- Trip Report

    Wind River Range Part Three Trip Report

    I was talking to my friend Dr. G the other day and he reminded me that I had somehow lost the plot when blogging about our Wind River High Route trip in 2017 an... Read more

    Posted on 20 July 2020 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: March

    Looking Back: March

    Well hello! The month of March was one for the record books so I figured why not put some of my thoughts in writing? Running: Despite many obstacles, I ran 180... Read more

    Posted on 05 April 2020 TRAVEL
  • Best of 2019: Books

    I suppose it's time once again for my once a year post! And what else would be worth coming out of semi-retirement for than books? According to Goodreads, I rea... Read more

    Posted on 06 January 2020 TRAVEL
  • Best of 2018: Books

    Well, hello! I am ashamed to say that its been nearly a year since my last confession blog post! I was lurking reading some friends' recaps of 2018 and I decide... Read more

    Posted on 22 January 2019 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: December & January & February

    Looking Back: December January February

    And before you know it, poof, a month has already gone by! And then, poof, another! I have been really slacking on posting, but I have been reading your... Read more

    Posted on 06 March 2018 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: 2017 Money Pie

    To welcome in the new year, I always take a moment to look back on where I spent my money. I find it very helpful in organizing my spending for the year ahead. Read more

    Posted on 04 January 2018 TRAVEL
  • 2017 Goals: Year End Review

    2017 Goals: Year Review

    Happy New Year!! Last January, I posted nine goals and it's time to look back to find out how I did! 1. Run a 100 mile race -- Done. Bryce 100M is in the... Read more

    Posted on 02 January 2018 TRAVEL