Archive for May 2008

I’m walking. Yes indeed, I’m walking…

May 30th, 2008 • Posted in Walk Journal

The training continues! For the Memorial Day weekend, we did a couple of walks. On Sunday, we did a 15 mile loop starting in Potrero Hill. Instead of starting our walk long the Embarcadero, we decided to mix it up a bit and walk to the Castro and then go down Divisadero until we hit […]

38 is the new 21

May 28th, 2008 • Posted in Life

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We had a few people over a Rock Band cocktail party. A good time was had by all.

Day Off

May 27th, 2008 • Posted in Life

I don’t usually take the day for my birthday, but I decided to do just that last Thursday. It was a gorgeous sunny day, so after sleeping in and stretching in bed, I spent some time wandering around the city. I had some Blue Bottle coffee at Piccino and sat outside reading a magazine. After […]


May 18th, 2008 • Posted in Walk Journal

I’ve always wanted to do the Bay to Breakers but I always forget about it until the last minute. This year was no exception. Instead, Pip and I did a bayside walk from Potrero Hill to the Presidio. We started our walk at the SFSU Mission Bay campus where the day was starting to warm […]

And The Winner (This Week) Is…

May 18th, 2008 • Posted in Food, Life, Music

Best Mother’s Day Meal Award
We invited my mom and my brother over to join us for our weekly Sunday dinner. Pip made an awesome Mother’s Day meal… Roasted beef tenderloin with beef demi-glace gravy. Truffled edamame. Steamed asparagus. Roasted beet salad with greens, red onions and sour cream. Salad of spring greens with fuji apples, […]

From Grand View to Lover’s Lane

May 10th, 2008 • Posted in Walk Journal

Pip and I just got back from doing a twelve mile training walk with the Warming Hut Hotties. Today’s walk included a few hills. As usual, we started our walk at The Warming Hut and walked up and out of the Presidio. The weather was a bit cool to start, but the skies were clear […]

Ten Years Ago

May 10th, 2008 • Posted in Life, Walk Journal

Last weekend, we only did a short four mile walk to the Ferry Building, because we celebrated my mom’s birthday and attended our friend Bryan’s AIDS Ride fundraiser. Watching him train for the ride brings back so many memories from my first ride in 1998. I can’t believe it’s been ten years! I dug out […]