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First day of the new year and decade… happily at Lake Tahoe… at the end of another amazing winter vacation… cherishing a wonderful tradition that will stay with us for the rest of the year. Another tradition… passed on to … Continue reading

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Lake Tahoe: 2019-2020

Another beautiful Squaw ski day sunny… all sunny and perfect to end a year… even without a torchlight parade… on a French note with crepes and cheese soufflĂ©… just by 2019 chance… continuing the Christmas Lecture tradition we end 2019 … Continue reading

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SKI: Cloud Valley :-)

Ski in cloud nine… at Squaw Valley… foggy in the morning… blue sky ski afternoon… crisp snow… color sunset on the way back fome… So happy together 🙂

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LAKE TAHOE: West Shore

Conflicting snow news and late start of the day make for a full sightseeing day… on the west shore… from the forest stroll at Ward Creek Park… to the slippery Eagle Rock climbing… picnicking on the lake shore at Ed … Continue reading

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SKI: Alpine Meadows

Ski season debut… at Alpine Meadows… with Sherwood news… and crunchy snow 🙂

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Dreaming of a white Christmas… wish granted this year… a day after Christmas… and a beautiful place that needs another visit… Page Meadows! Next surprise was Tahoe Dave’s… ski rental in no time… next time book online… for 10% off … Continue reading

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SAN FRANCISCO: Mission Art Trip

Half day trip to Mission in San Francisco… to pay Homage to the Wheel of Color … discover murals… good food… interesting flavors and shops… Happy Holidays!

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BOOK ITINERARIES: Leonardo’s Library

Leonardo’s Library: The World of a Renaissance Reader… an exhibit of rare books and manuscripts from Stanford’s special collections… related to Leonardo’s life and work… a window on the world of the Renaissance reader in general, and Leonardo in particular… … Continue reading

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BAY AREA HIKING: Castle Rock State Park

Castle Rock Hiking… to the falls overlook… still humming quietly… sweeping vistas…

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Happy October Birthdays! Moonshine Yarrow (Achillea ‘Moonshine’) Achillea millefolium ‘Red Velvet’ “Yarrow” Epilobium canum ‘Catalina’ – Catalina Fuchsia Lanceleaf Liveforever (Dudleya lanceolata)

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