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Ben Dunn
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El Corte De Madera
A month back or so we found on Craigslist a new ride for Maddy. After a quick ride it seemed pretty worthy of off-road. So we decided on El Corte De Madera : The cutting of wood ? Our new favorite place to ride  We had hiked it a couple of weeks earlier. I ...

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Birthday #3
Maddy is now old enough to get really excited for a party. Though we had spent some time building up the excitement in preparation. We spent hours making this paper mache bee piñada. Rolled out the fake grass, a few tables and chairs, some decorations. The ...

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Pt Reyes
A Hike on Point Reyes , a pretty awesome place on the planet. Starting from Pierce Point Ranch. Hog Island, with some strong memories from 3 years ago.  There is a Tule Elk preserve on the north end of the peninsula.  Didn't quite make it all the way to the...

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USS Hornet
There are many good reasons to go see the USS_Hornet. From an engineering standpoint, it's amazing. It is pretty much it's own mobile city. It has a power station, water purification, an airport, communications, food entertainment. Docents lead tours in man...

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Santa Cruz mountain redwoods
Another favorite walk - Henry Cowell Redwoods state park. So nice we went twice over Christmas. One sunny, walk with views of the Monterey Bay. The other deep in the virgin redwood grove. Even Mum and Dad have been here multiple times. We were lucky to catc...

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Ed Levin Equestrian Adventure
A nice day to be outside. While Dad and I flew off Ed Levin, Heidi went for a horse ride. I've flown over the stables countless times and see folks out riding, but this is the first time I've visited. Everyone had fun :) Nice to see the hills so green, shou...

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The mountain view ride
One of our go-to rides is to jump on the VTA to Mountain View and ride back. We just take the Stevens Creek trail up to the google area. Then through the Shoreline Amphitheater, stop at the 19th hole. Enjoy some sun and a brew. It's not very far but has lot...

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Maddy House
After the shed, (which probably will never be finished in my mind) we decided Maddy needed her own place too. I had a few pieces left over from the shed so my Dad and I got to work on a sunny afternoon. It didn't take too long to bring something together. ...

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Christmas 2016
Big plans for Christmas 2016. Starting with Mami Ray and Dadude visiting. A new favorite hike of mine is in the Phleger estate park from Huddart Park The first few days were dry and windy, so we walked in the shelter of the trees and canyons. with the prev...

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The Shed
This has been a very long project, which I'm glad is finally coming to fruition. Some things went to plan some didn't, but on the whole it looks exactly like what I envisioned. I had a few odd requirements for this shed. It has to be removable, so I put it ...
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