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  • 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… ...

  • Summerhome Park

    Summerhome Park

    Jul 4, 2016 15:55


    Awesome weekend on the river with the Bordessas, Pam and Dell! Thank you guys so much for having us, everyone had a ball! ...

  • Into the Abyss

    Into the Abyss

    Jul 2, 2016 15:35


    Into the Abyss, Carol Shaben Rating: ★★★★☆  Amazon: Only four men survived the plane...

  • David and Goliath

    David and Goliath

    Jul 2, 2016 15:16


    David and Goliath, Malcolm Gladwell Rating: ★★★½☆  Although the way Gladwell takes...

  • A Weekend in Avila

    A Weekend in Avila

    Jun 27, 2016 18:24


    Awesome weekend visiting the McGarrys down in Avila Beach. Great to get back to SLO and enjoy some beach time with the kids! ...

  • First Flight

    First Flight

    Jun 4, 2016 10:00


    Smooth air, no wind and clear skies: couldn’t have asked for a better morning to introduce the kids to flying. We shot...

  • Lilia Graduates

    Lilia Graduates

    Jun 2, 2016 16:30


    This is all happening too fast. Our little girl is off to school in two months! Lilia graduates from Healdsburg...

  • A Weekend at Sea Ranch

    A Weekend at Sea Ranch

    Jun 1, 2016 18:57


    Mum organized a very fun weekend over Memorial Day up on the Sonoma Coast at Sea Ranch. Ordered some magnificent weather...

  • Future Farmers of America Parade

    Future Farmers of America Parade

    May 27, 2016 16:36


    The 2016 Healdsburg FFA Parade: half the town was in the parade and the other half was watching. Lilia was on the float with...

  • Friday Swim

    Friday Swim

    May 13, 2016 19:54


    No better way to finish the work week! No better way to finish the work week! No better way to finish...