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One last swim!

Aqua Fit at Fremont Pool, a photo by denisepaterson on Flickr. One last chance to fit in a session at the Fremont High School pool. Classes are year round and I managed to attend at least once a week even … Continue reading

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Lunch at Half Moon Bay

After we dropped Cate at the airport, we headed down to Half Moon Bay. We’re never on the road this early (10am)!  As we descended the road to the coast we could see and feel the cold fog.  So we … Continue reading

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Yosemite, 24th and 25th February

After a great breakfast at Sugar Pine again,  we went to the State Park Mining and Mineral Museum and sure enough, Ernie Lazlo Jnr was there to give us a guided tour!  They’ve had to remove the gold nugget from … Continue reading

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A Night in Mariposa – 23rd February

On our way to our long weekend at Yosemite, we spent one night in Mariposa which is about an hours drive away from the park.  We arrived around 4pm and checked into our hotel, the Mariposa Lodge (very nice and … Continue reading

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Christmas at Pismo Beach

We love the Avila Beach/San Luis Obispo area and on our last visit we had lunch at the Cliffs Resort bar – it had a marvellous ocean view and the hotel looked nice too.  So we decided to come back … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea at the Fairmont Hotel

I usually meet Joy at Christmas to catch up with what’s new.  We worked together at De Anza College in the Computer Lab and she’s still there. This year instead of meeting for lunch we opted for afternoon tea.  I … Continue reading

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‘Cheesemas’ Christmas Party

I baked my usual Telegraph recipe Christmas cake for our 7th (?) Annual Cheesemas Party.  Lots of nice cheeses, spiced mulled wine and other goodies.  We were still eating the cake in the middle of January! I also made a … Continue reading

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Santa Cruz

Since Bill had worked on Thanksgiving Day, we decided to take off Monday instead and I was fortunate to find a special offer at a Santa Cruz hotel.  The Dream Inn is right on the beach and we lucked out … Continue reading

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Avila Beach, San Luis Obispo

We had two nights in the Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort, near Avila Beach.  We were able to cycle along the Bob Jones Trail directly from the hotel to the beach which was really nice. Excellent breakfast place on the trail. … Continue reading

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Water fitness

I started going to water fitness classes 3 times a week, held at the Fremont High School nearby.  Very friendly group of about 20 people.  We do all the exercises in the deep end but wear flotation belts to  help … Continue reading

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