So much life

Too much life has been happening too quickly to document it all. Since the last post some notable things happened (in no particular order): I threw a massive multi-tiered surprised weekend for The… Continue reading

Coastal Camping, Wisconsin Autumn, Blue Angels and Magnolia Bakery Banana Pudding Recipe

Life has been busy and I’ve missed out on writing about adventures including camping on the California coast, spending a lovely fall weekend in Wisconsin, and watching the Blue Devils fly over San Francisco… Continue reading

Anniversary weekend in wine country

Two years ago we eloped at 13,000 feet and it was, and still is, the best. The Boy and I decided that for future anniversaries we should celebrate by escaping to the mountains… Continue reading

[Craft beer, friends,] and football! That’s what [California] does!

It was a beer and football kind of weekend in Northern California. On Saturday we went to the Cal game and watched them obliterate Sacramento State. It was so much fun to walk… Continue reading

Lake Edison Camping Trip

For Labor Day we went camping at Lake Thomas A. Edison in the High Sierras. The goal was to get away for a bit and teach some friends how to camp and fly… Continue reading

Non-Ironman Weekend at Alamere Falls in Pt. Reyes

I bailed on Ironman a few months ago. I realized that while I *could* do the training, I didn’t *want* to do the training. Heading out one morning and realizing that the shortest… Continue reading

Big Sur

On Saturday, on a whim, The Boy and I decided to drive south to Julia Pfeiffer Burns (JPB) State Park to explore Big Sur. We stopped in Carmel for lunch (reminded us of… Continue reading


Had about a half an hour to squeeze in a workout and cobbled together 2 rounds of 20 seconds per exercise with 3 pound weights of this workout: Then I added one round… Continue reading

Living Large in LA

We spent this weekend living large in LA. Last week I was feeling really under the weather and was worried that I’d need to bail on our long-planned trip to go to LA… Continue reading

Birthday, Bar Harbor and Puerto Rico

During the month of June I’ll spend more days away from home than days in Berkeley. First, we spent a week marrying friends (The Hubby is a popular officiant amongst our friends) in… Continue reading