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  • A Flight to Lodi

    A Flight to Lodi

    Nov 3, 2016 19:00

     

    I shot over to Lodi today to help the Coldanis with some photos of their olive mill during the harvest, an amazing day to...

     
  • Di’s Bagels

    Di’s Bagels

    Oct 30, 2016 16:14

     

    The Christmas tradition will continue starting Christmas 2016! When I was a kid I used to look forward to Di Creasy’s...

     
  • Alexander Valley Buck

    Alexander Valley Buck

    Oct 17, 2016 18:12

     

    We found this old buck in the vineyards yesterday, he must have died of disease or old age… No use letting suck a nice...

     
  • The Eisenhauer Derner Wedding

    The Eisenhauer Derner Wedding

    Oct 9, 2016 16:27

     

    A very fun day and memorable ceremony for Danielle and Chris’ wedding yesterday. The kids had an absolute blast (as...

     
  • Rehearsal Dinner

    Rehearsal Dinner

    Oct 8, 2016 9:18

     

    A beautiful evening for Danielle and Chris’ rehearsal dinner out in Tomales last night! Practising the ceremony...

     
  • The Courage to Act

    The Courage to Act

    Oct 2, 2016 15:16

     

    The Courage to Act: A Memoir of a Crisis and its Aftermath, Ben S. Bernanke Rating: ★★★★½  Not...

     
  • Petaluma Skatepark

    Petaluma Skatepark

    Oct 1, 2016 19:30

     

    Testing out the Petaluma skatepark today Testing out the Petaluma skatepark today Testing...

     
  • Harvest Trip to Oregon

    Harvest Trip to Oregon

    Sep 27, 2016 20:09

     

    While Mum was in the peak of harvest the three of us took a trip to Oregon this last weekend. One of my earliest memories...

     
  • Mendocino County Fair

    Mendocino County Fair

    Sep 18, 2016 18:16

     

    SHeep dog trials SHeep dog trials SHeep dog trials Apple harvest ...

     
  • Superintelligence

    Superintelligence

    Sep 15, 2016 15:30

     

    Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies, Nick Bostrom Rating: ★☆☆☆☆  I can’t...

     
  • Labor Day Grapes

    Labor Day Grapes

    Sep 5, 2016 16:37

     

    Adventures with the winemaker and her crew up on Alexander Mountain Estate this morning… Adventures with...

     
  • Stafford Lake Bike Park

    Stafford Lake Bike Park

    Sep 3, 2016 16:02

     

    The first of the season’s harvest adventures with Dad took us to the Stafford Lake Bike Park pump track this morning....

     
  • The Answer to the Riddle is Me

    The Answer to the Riddle is Me

    Sep 1, 2016 15:23

     

    The Answer to the Riddle is Me: A Tale of Amnesia, David Stuart MacLean Rating: ★★★★☆  Booklist:...

     
  • Weekend in Visalia

    Weekend in Visalia

    Aug 21, 2016 15:25

     

    Getting the kids ready in Santa Rosa Getting the kids ready in Santa Rosa Over the Central...

     
  • Cheryl Visits

    Cheryl Visits

    Aug 16, 2016 18:29

     

    On our way to Sonoma County Taking off out of Oakland with San Francisco across the water ...

     
  • Max Turns Three!

    Max Turns Three!

    Aug 7, 2016 11:29

     

    Cake construction with Mum Cake construction with Mum Cake construction with Mum ...

     
  • The Eastern Sierras

    The Eastern Sierras

    Jul 30, 2016 18:00

     

    Our route across Central California Before breakfast on July 21 we all hopped in The Tank 2.0 and set off for our long awaited...

     
  • Birthday in Monterey

    Birthday in Monterey

    Jul 17, 2016 10:38

     

    Had an amazing birthday yesterday down in Monterey. Neither I or the kids had ever been to the Monterey Bay Aquarium so we...

     
  • Swimming Lessons

    Swimming Lessons

    Jul 14, 2016 19:18

     

     
  • Mendocino Camping

    Mendocino Camping

    Jul 10, 2016 18:47

     

    A quick weekend trip to Mendocino to test out the new camping setup in preparation for our Sierras trip later this month… ...