Category Archives: California

The human connection, awesome conversation, and kids at play

Today we went to visit our friends, the Christners, at Dixon Lake.  Their wonderful four kids, and their friends from France, Mireille and Louis with their two boys.  Take humans off the grid and out of the rat race and … Continue reading

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Surfin’ U.S.A

Ok the title’s cheesey, but whatever. 😛 So yesterday was Mike’s birthday.  We went to get my time at the wave machine (at the Wavehouse) and the kids had another go at it and did great.  I was only on … Continue reading

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Killing muda and focusing on what matters….

In a twitter conversation last night, I was reminded of some of the muda we’ve cut out of our lives.  A boomer-aged friend was giving me a play by play of an awards show via twitter (emmys? grammys? I don’t … Continue reading

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Mission Beach, surf machine, and surf lessons booked.

Today is the warmest it’s been so far – 24C.  So we worked in the morning and then packed up to go to Mission Beach after our mid-day swims.  We saw the wave machine last night on our board walk … Continue reading

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USS Midway Visit in San Diego

On Thursday February 10th 2011 we visited the USS Midway, a large aircraft carrier permanently moored in San Diego as a floating museum. We had a ton of fun weaving in and around the small passageways trying to find our … Continue reading

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The view from my office today

There’s an airport where the water ends to the right, so I get to watch planes take off and land really close.  Tugboats and tourist boats go by. Behind me is downtown San Diego and to my left is the … Continue reading

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Paragliding

Ok so yesterday’s trip to Torrey Pines Gliderport has me thinking…a lot….If we’re traveling around like this, what better way to see the landscape than floating under canopy in an extended cross country (which I only did once with my … Continue reading

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Playgrounds on Mission Beach and another trip to La Jolla

Ok, so I’ve changed back to plain old WordPress default theme.  I didn’t like the font on the other one and the subscribe thing sucked pretty bad.  Soooooo….I’ve now added the default subscribe widget.  Fingers crossed it works.  Please let … Continue reading

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Another nomadic family, too many sunny days, and feeling ‘normal’

Hi everyone!  First off, I just want to mention that we have the subscribe button all set up on the right now.  For the email subscription, it looks like you have to click on the FB icon and you can … Continue reading

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Downtown San Diego Gaslamp District, Mexico and the friendly U.S. border patrol ambush!

Today we were ahead of schedule.  Tons of work done in the morning, plus groceries, and all the rest of it.  So, this afternoon we thought we’d take a spin south to San Diego proper and check out the downtown.  … Continue reading

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