Consider the Poppy

Apr 17, 2014 by

We were warned that our persistent drought was going to give us one of the worst wildflower blooms in years. But the little rain that...

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It’s a Small, Small Worl...

Apr 11, 2014 by

After a certain age, birthdays take on different meanings. I’ve reached the point where I pretty much have everything I want,...

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Becoming a Runner

Mar 27, 2014 by

I was a runner once. In high school I was on the cross-country team. It wasn’t before Title IX, but it wasn’t too many...

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Operation Condor

Mar 21, 2014 by

I’ve had pretty good success with my local San Jose Meetup.com hiking group. It’s gotten me out to all sorts of...

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Sonoma Wildflower Report

Mar 13, 2014 by

Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “Earth laughs in flowers”. Well, as I told you yesterday, it’s going to be a long...

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Where Have All The Flowers Gon...

Mar 11, 2014 by

You’ve heard me obsess about our drought — which is now officially the driest year on record for 500 years. We’ve...

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Moving My Heart from San Franc...

Mar 9, 2014 by

If it’s been a little quiet around here, it’s because there are some big changes going down. If you’ve been...

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Hello Dalai!

Feb 24, 2014 by

So the Dalai Lama came to Silicon Valley and I don’t think it all turned out the way we expected it to. But then again, maybe...

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The Moisture Report

Feb 23, 2014 by

Last month, I told you about the effects of our 13 month drought, the longest driest year California has had in the last 500 years....

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We Are Team Polina

Feb 7, 2014 by

No matter the politics, it’s hard to stay away from the Olympics. But for those of us in San Jose, we HAVE to watch the...

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Cowboying It Up!

Jan 21, 2014 by

Anyone who visits Two Terrier Ranch knows we have one decorating mantra: no cowboy theme is too cliché. So far, most of that...

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Dying of Thirst Under the Wolf...

Jan 16, 2014 by

Wednesday my hiking group gathered at Coyote Hills Regional Park to see the sun set over the San Francisco Bay and the Wolf Moon rise...

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