Timeline: April 6-17 In the rush to submit my last blog post, I neglected to include one stop we made Tuesday afternoon that was a highlight, at least for Evan and I. During our wanderings on Marsh Street we passed by an auto repair and sales shop known as British Sports Cars and so popped […]

  Timeline: April 6-17 With a drive of a little under four hours ahead of us and a midafternoon check in at the motel, we didn’t need to rush out in the morning, a bonus as it meant we could miss most of the rush hour traffic as we headed south down the 880 towards […]

Timeline: April 6-17 Lydia and Walter stopped by to pick us up at 10am Sunday morning, Jessica and Kris opting to stay home and instead do some rock climbing.  The drive out to Sunol Regional Wilderness for the Wildflower Festival took about 45 minutes, a pleasant ride on a sparkling spring morning. Established in 1962 […]

Timeline: April 6-17 We slept in late the next morning and after breakfast and on-line errands set out in the late morning for REI to shop for a replacement pair of hiking boots for me.  For many years I wore Merrell Moab’s as they fit me well and could handle all types of walking and […]

Timeline: April 6-17 Not much time elapsed after our return from the Philadelphia trip before we found ourselves preparing to board a flight to San Francisco for one of our regular ten-day runs to see Jessica and Kris.  Followers of this blog are by now familiar with this routine; fly into San Francisco International (SFO) […]

Timeline: March 18-27 As planned, our last day in Chincoteague started early with breakfast at the Best Western, than a drive into the refuge to park at the trailhead for the Marsh and Wildlife Trails. We opted to start with the Marsh Trail, a short half mile walk that took us out into the heart […]

Timeline: March 18-27 With a relatively short drive to Baltimore to visit our Nephew Jed, we took our time leaving Philadelphia, making a stop at the Starbucks across the corner from the apartment for a large latté and one of their consistently good breakfast sandwiches before retrieving the car from the parking lot. The drive […]