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Boogie boarding

We had lots of fun boogie boarding this last weekend in Watsonville (near Santa Cruz) at Manresa State Beach (same name as an excellent Michelin-rated restaurant in Los Gatos, Manresa). This is our favorite beach in the area.  The waves are long rollers and break nicely on the sand (no rocks, and no drop-off close […]

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Monterey Diving

I finally got a hold of some cold water diving gear, and went with a hockey buddy of mine (thanks Igor!) to Monterey Bay to do some diving. We took it easy and just went to the breakwater at San Carlos Beach right near Cannery Row. We ended up doing three dives throughout the day, […]

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Golf Anyone?

That’s what they claim anyway – “Devil’s Golf Course”.    Could make for a long, long game of golf. 🙂 Where is this, you ask?  Well, instead of getting all dressed up and chowing down at a huge brunch, we decided to go camping in Death Valley over the Easter weekend.    Probably not the […]

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Snowy Yosemite

Last weekend we went up to Yosemite for a great time sledding, hiking, and skating. There was lots of snow, so we had to keep chains on the car, but it was definitely worth it! So, much fun! Check out more pictures from the trip here. Oh, and the Happy Burger Diner in Mariposa has […]

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One last summer vacation….

Sigh….summer went by way too fast.   I can’t believe we are back in full swing of school, homework, sports, schedule, schedule, schedule…  At least we were able to sneak in just one more vacation – Colorado!!   The main reason we planned the trip was to surprise my Grandma for her 80th birthday party.   She had […]

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