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Mike Wallach
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Bad Golfer, Good Fisherman, Sailboat Ballast, Purveyor of Political Opinion, Serial Abalone Killer, Blogger, Traveler, Diver, Technophile, Drinker, Eater, Cubs, Bears, Bulls, Blackhawks
Bad Golfer, Good Fisherman, Sailboat Ballast, Purveyor of Political Opinion, Serial Abalone Killer, Blogger, Traveler, Diver, Technophile, Drinker, Eater, Cubs, Bears, Bulls, Blackhawks

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Pacifica Tribune: Sharp Park Sea Wall OK'd </br> Coastal Commission: Managed Retreat is Not Feasible
The headline in the 11-22-2017 Pacifica Tribune last week tells the story:  "Sharp Park sea wall OK'd" . I'd link to the story itself, but either they have not posted it on-line or I can't figure out how to find it. The article is a good summary of the rece...

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Work, Weather, Wind, Winter is Coming
With the fish smoked, and weather taking a turn, it was time to get a little work done. After all winter is coming. We needed wood... .. and our favorite Yoopers delivered a couple of face cords. We cleaned up the grounds with a bonfire... And most importan...

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The Last Cubs Game
After the Cubs finally won a game in the NLCS against the Dodgers at Wrigley, hope sprung eternal in this Cubs fan. Sure the odds of coming back from a 3-1 deficit was daunting, but I had to get to Wrigley for game 5.  This would either be the Cubs last gam...

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Fish Food
The best antidote for watching the Cubs season end is to get in the car and drive to Shag Lake. The next morning Dad and I did exactly that. This would be a much shorter trip than our usual excursions North. Katie's wedding is scheduled for about 10 days he...

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SFMOMA - Edvard Munch
I've always liked Edvard Munch's work, and didn't want to miss the well reviewed touring exhibition at SFMOMA . The exhibit is best viewed with Sigrid - my personal art guide and consultant - who arranged timed tickets for our ongoing 25th anniversary seaso...

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San Francisco Mayor's Cup Charity Golf Tournament
   Representing the San Francisco Public Golf Alliance at the Mayor's Tourney   I was pleased to participate the San Francisco Mayor's Cup Charity Golf Tournament at TPC Harding Park . Mayor Ed Lee welcomes sponsors at breakfast This annual event, created a...

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25th Anniversary Season Begins
It's a big one - 25 years - our Silver Anniversary.  Balloons, flowers, cards, gifts, and splurging on a nice dinner are in order for this celebration. I actually count our time together from 10 years earlier, when we decided to move from Kansas City to San...

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Hurricanes and Sailboats -There and Back Again
I can't take my eyes off the devastation wrought by hurricanes Harvey and Irma in the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico last week. Hoping for the best for friends and relations in Texas,across Florida, the Vrigin Islands now and in the coming days. I guess it's ...

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Who will stop the rain in the shed?
We interrupt this blog to bring breaking news from Upper Peninsula of Michigan: Harlan repaired the shed roof. As all camp visitors have noticed this (very) rainy year, the woodshed was leaking like a sieve. In addition to being a travelogue and journal of ...

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Eclipse Epilogue - Planes, Trains, Automobiles and Statues
On the day after the celestial extravaganza , Harlan and family continued Jonah's college tour with stops at Oregon University and Oregon State, then proceeded to Portland for an early flight back to Chicago. I intended to  ride with them to Eugene on Tuesd...
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