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Angus sharing his stretching technique with you Sparkers
Saturday, June 02, 2012      3 comments

Angus wants to share his stretching technique with you all... Now you try it! It's best to have a sunny hot corner of a room to do it in to help limber up those muscle... Read more
Golden Gate Bridge's 75th Anniversary Fireworks show
Tuesday, May 29, 2012      2 comments

My friend Rob took this great video of the fireworks from a hillside on the Marin County side of the bridge up off of Conzelman Road:
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Windy Bike Ride Today!
Friday, May 25, 2012      6 comments

Flat ride around Alameda and Bay Farm Island, but the wind made it like climbing hills, but you can't see "the hills" so it's relaly annoying! Here is a picture of me at the windiest part on Bay Farm Island with San Francisco in the backgro... Read more
Let the strength training begin!
Saturday, May 05, 2012      3 comments

My garage is only 7' tall, so this gym barely fit -- 1/2" to spare: Ya gotta love Craigslist -- I got this gym for $250 with an additional $70 delivery and set-up by ... Read more
Spring flowers!
Tuesday, May 01, 2012      3 comments

Or, as a toddler I once knew used to say, "fobbies." By the way, many of these were taken April 29 on the "Bay Friendly Garden Tour" (no pesticides or artificial fertilizers allowed in these gardens!) and some from my walk in Piedmont on th... Read more
Another awesome Spring hike in the Bay Area!
Saturday, April 21, 2012      3 comments

My friend and I walked from Alpine Lake/Dam up the Cataract Trail to some other trails to the ridge overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Stinson Beach/Bolinas. There was about 1300' elevation gain in 2.6 miles! Total of about 5.2 miles. And the bes... Read more
If you like fun fashion: Jean Paul Gaultier exhibit at DeYoung Museum
Monday, April 16, 2012      1 comments

It was pretty dark in there and I wasn't allowed to use flash, so the pix aren't the best, but you can have a virtual view of most of the exhibit here:
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Hilly Hike in Briones Regional Park (just over the hill from Oakland to the east)
Tuesday, April 03, 2012      3 comments

After a week of rain and the treadmill it was really nice to get outside again! It was a super hilly hike which started with steep uphills -- my heart rate was hovering ar... Read more
On my bike again!
Saturday, March 24, 2012      2 comments

In Alameda Friday for a flat ride: Yesterday I rode in the hills, so today I did flat, and I also did an hour on the Treadmill to watch a TV show. Getting back in s... Read more
The truth about exercise
Thursday, March 22, 2012      2 comments

Tonight I watched two episodes of Horizon from the BBC. The first was "The Truth About Exercise. " You can read about the Truth About Exercise here: http://www.independent.c
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Two sites to help you learn more about nutrition of specific foods
Tuesday, March 20, 2012      0 comments

Just wondering if you all know about these resources for looking up food nutrition info: and Nutrition data has some nifty graphics to show things about the... Read more
February Goals
Wednesday, February 01, 2012      2 comments

I'm taking inspiration from KNH771, and I'm going to state some goals for February. SP goals for February: * lose at least 4 pounds * continue tracking all foods eaten * continue eating whole foods * continue eating about 4 veggies... Read more
2012 Starting Again
Friday, January 27, 2012      5 comments

Greetings! I'm back tracking what I eat and finding motivation on SparkPeople. I gained 15 pounds sinde last March and I'm finally sick of being this way (eating too much and not enough veg/fruit and not exercising). I've been eating ... Read more
Another hike around Lake Chabot Park
Monday, May 17, 2010      0 comments

This time with my friend Robert and we started at a different spot. I had planned to do an out-and-back on the less-used single-track parts of the park, but Robert said we should do the loop around the lake (which includes some paved/wide paths)... Read more
Hunger and fun
Saturday, May 08, 2010      5 comments

I've been challenged this past week with being hungry a lot and wanting to eat more than I should to lose weight. I've tried having little snacks when the hunger doesn't go away after 20 minutes, and that helps, but difficult to not eat more. Ho... Read more

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