The Long Road Home

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We woke up today 100 miles south of Monterey in San Simeon. It was a long curvy drive down nearly reminding me of The Road to Hana. We drove up to the Hearst Castle but it wasn’t going to work. Its a 2-hour “can’t turn back” tour that the kids would have went bonkers during. Plus, it looks like more … Read More

The Sea Life

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Today was our last morning in Monterey so we walked over to the wharf and ate breakfast on the water. Afterwards, we walked down the pier and all the sea lions were there hanging out and doing what they do. Many of them were right up near the wall so you could literally smell their breath. They would rise up … Read More

A Day In Monterey

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We headed over near the aquarium on Thansgiving and to our surpirse, they were open. We went inside to buy our tickets for the next day because the ticket line is often long and wraps around the building. The lady selling us the tickets indicated that the day after Thanksgiving is one of their busiest days of the year. Figured. … Read More

Applied Materials Turkey Trot 2007

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Distance 10k (6.21 miles) Time 45:40 (PR) Pace 7:22 Rank 139 of 1445 GPS Analysis Strava As we were planning our California Thanksgiving, Glenn alerted me to the fact that there was a 10k on Thanksgiving — a true Turkey Trot! I was game. I just ran a 10k about 2 weeks ago so I was ready to go. I … Read More

Very Important Demo

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I had a big demo today! I had to show my family TelePresence and convince my kids it was the real me on TV. So we set them up in one conference room and I ran over to another. We called each other and had a nice chat about how we were on TV and all the funny sounds we … Read More