Yearly Archives: 2012

Stormy Ski Weekend

A gallery of pictures from a stormy ski weekend in Tahoe with Darlene:    The furry hats are made by a friend of Darlene’s, Hosch Posch Creations.  

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Remembering Cassie

Cassie Elliott, a wonderful, joyful person — and friend — died earlier this month.  I’m posting this as a memorial to share a stream of photos from our adventures together, mostly with the Outdoor Adventure Club, since I first met her in December 2008.

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Tahoe Ski Weekend

Pictures from the first ski weekend of the season with the Outdoor Adventure Club at Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows:   

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Eagles Flying

Just wanted to highlight a really wonderful live raptor show, “Eagles Flying” at the Irish Raptor Centre in County Sligo, Ireland.  Click on through for some video and pictures from a visit to this awesome bird sanctuary during my recent visit to Ireland with Glenn and Michele:       

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Wilder Ranch & Sea Cliffs

Just some photos from a ride at Wilder Ranch with the South Bay Mountain Bike Group that returned via the coastal trail along the sea cliffs at Wilder:            

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Big Showing for MBOSC

A big showing for the MBOSC club ride at Wilder Ranch today:

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Mini Golf in Santa Cruz

Some pictures from an evening at the Santa Cruz Boardwalk with Darlene:    

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Greg & Erin’s Wedding Reception

Newly married earlier this year, Greg and Erin celebrated by hosting a dinner party at the Monterey Bay Aquarium this past Saturday, Nov. 17th — and it was a fantastic location for a party! Click on through for the gallery:   

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Fall Creek

A wet Saturday afternoon hiking along Fall Creek in the Henry Cowell Redwoods Forest State Park with the super cute Darlene (it’s not her fault, she can’t help it):           

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Opera Night

Just a couple of pics from an evening with Darlene at the San Francisco Opera to see Tosca last night.  Regarding “Tosca”… spoiler alert: everybody dies! ;-)    


Spectacular Sunset

Riding around the Monterey peninsula on Wednesday with Nanci and her visiting friend, Tana, we were treated to not only a lovely day but a spectacular extended sunset in Carmel:      

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Two Weeks in Ireland

Just back from two weeks in Ireland with my brother Glenn and my sister-in-law Michele. The first week was spent mostly in the southwest on a very fun, small group tour with Wolfhound Adventure Tours. The second week we rented a car to explore more of the west and a bit to the north. Click through […]

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Cycle to Año Nuevo

Pictures from a bike ride this past Saturday with my favorite pink biker chick, Darlene — 28 miles out to Año Nuevo State Park (and the elephant seals) from my home near Santa Cruz (with a nice little detour along Swanton Rd):    

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More Mtn Biking near Truckee

Here’s some pictures from two days of mountain biking near Truckee, CA with Richard on Oct 4-5th. First day was Mills Peak, near Sierraville.  It’s a long but pleasant nearly three-hour climb to the top and the fire lookout tower and a very fun one hour ride back down.  The second day we did the […]

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Space Shuttle Flyover

I went down to the NASA Ames Research Center / Moffett Field this morning to watch the flyover of the space shuttle Endeavour on its way to a museum in southern California.    There were a number of booths set up showing some of the science and technology developed at Ames to support the shuttle […]

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Cycling for Booty

Pictures from a road ride out along Cañada Rd from Atherton with Darlene — in the spirit of the Tenth International Talk-Like-A-Pirate Day (Sept. 19th, 2012), of course:   

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