Category Archives: NorCal

RIP, Beauregard

Beau had a great life. Just Saturday we took him and Oliver and our friend R & D to V. Sattui, where we tasted several wines, bought some, and had a picnic. It was great. Sunday we rode bikes and … Continue reading

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Change Is The Only Constant My friend and broker, M, made some major changes to her business, and what affected me the most was her plan to spend a year (or more) in Europe. I’m all over that; we’re planning … Continue reading

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Like a Marvin Gaye Song

What’s going on? From my bubble on the Left Coast it seems as though the country is experiencing unprecedented turmoil and discord. The first time I dealt with a president who was dishonest and criminal was in 72-73, and I … Continue reading

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Another Club Ride

So this club ride, which I’ve done many Thursdays since 2006, is a love/hate affair. It’s a standard ¬†Winters Loop, and for the first 4 years I did this ride, it was a total hammerfest. If you were new to … Continue reading

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Friday the 13th: No Curse Here

When we moved to the Republic of Korea in January, 1983, we were jolted into a new culture. They love babies and old people. They love the #13¬†and red doors, and garlic, and fermented cabbage (kimchi). They love red-haired, blue-eyed … Continue reading

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The Week in Review

My Association of Realtors’ event celebrating American Home Week was a great success. We changed up the usual breakfast to a mid-afternoon/happy hour event, added a ton of humor vs. a paid speaker, and such fun was had. The numbers … Continue reading

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It’s Been a While

Let me explain in a Reader’s Digest/bullet point mashup: Daughter scored new job; new job offers free health care for employees and their spouses. Daughter and SI travel to Italy and he proposes marriage; she accepts. They set the wedding … Continue reading

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