Monthly Archives: February 2012

Last Day

Kristin, Kara and I went to Santana Row and ate brunch at LB Steak in honor of Kristin’s birthday. At 5:00 everyone met at Pam & Chris’ for dinner. Chili, stew, cornbread and birthday tart was the wonderful fare.

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Wine Tasting

Breakfast was fun with Pam, Eric, and Chris Barrett at the Mini Gourmet diner on the west side of town.  It was drizzling rain, so our golf game was scrubbed. Christopher, Krsitin and I then went to Morgan Hill for … Continue reading

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Mystery Spot

Kristin, Kara and I had a nice drive to Santa Cruz and visited the Mystery Spot.  While some of the phenomena experienced there can be explained by obvious causes (optical illusion, embedded/hidden magnetic sources, etc – there are other very … Continue reading

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Pam/Eric, then the girls

I started the day by having brunch with Pam and Eric at Marie Callendars restaurant.  Eric & I then picked up Dan from school and Eric dropped me back at Kristin’s.  He swung by a little later with both boys for a short visit. Later, Kara … Continue reading

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Rabbit’s Foot Meadery

Kara and I visited this Meadery in Sunnyvale. Kelly was quite the host and we sampled some tasty honey-based wines, ciders, and beers. At Kristin’s house in the evening, we ate sandwiches and guacamole made by Kara. Jamie beat us … Continue reading

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Campbell

Kristin and I went to Campbell (town where Christopher lived before they were married).  We ate breakfast at Hobee’s, which included a huge chunk of hot coffee cake, sugary topping, and butter running down the sides…mmm. Next was Rock Bottom … Continue reading

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Sunnyvale

Kara and I spent the day together after she got out of class.  We walked along a quaint area of Sunnyvale and landed in the Firehouse Grill and Brewery. She bought me a delicious lunch which I enjoyed with one … Continue reading

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Superbowl Sunday

My Packers didn’t make it to the Big Game this year, but Michael’s Giants did…and won. We had a SB party at Christopher and Kristin’s – Kara and Jamie were there.  Pam and Chris were there for the whole game.  … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage to Russian River Brewing

Pliny the Elder by Russian River Brewing is the number 1 Double (Imperial) IPA in the world.  It is only distributed to 8 areas – 7 in California and 1 in Pennsylvania.  Fortunately one location is San Jose, so we … Continue reading

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