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2018 Columbia – Day 6

< previous day I had no idea what time it was but if felt like the alarm for sure should have gone off. Maybe that’s what happens when you get enough sleep? When it was get up time we went … Continue reading

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2018 Columbia – Day 5

< previous day It was going to be our last day in Villa, and I realized I didn’t really have any pictures of the main square, which is actually noteworthy as one of the largest in the Americas at 120 … Continue reading

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IONTW – August 12, 2018

Perseid meteor shower! Don’t forget snacks!! Night sky atlases of the past, and some modern-day scientific illustration. Another grueling fire season in California. Rob Decker at National Park Posters is donating part of the proceeds of sales of his Whiskeytown National … Continue reading

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IONTW – July 29, 2018

So maybe you missed National Ice Cream Day on July 15, but – for a few more days – it’s still Ice Cream Month. Some places to partake. The ice cream revolution is upon us! (h/t to Mr. Phil) And, … Continue reading

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2018 Colombia – Day 4

< previous day Another leisurely sleeping in-ish sorta morning, and down to the mill for huevos revueltas and cafe con leche. I could get used to this! Therese was staying at the same place, and had mentioned going swimming and … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Trail

One thing I look for when I travel is ice cream. OK, not just when I travel. Whatever. Recently I was in Pleasanton for training for work, I hadn’t thought to check the intarwebs, but then the office at the … Continue reading

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Almare Gelato Italiano

Italians? In Berkeley?! OK yeah, I know. It’s just so easy though! Although I suppose I should give it a rest, as I didn’t actually go to the one in Berkeley, but the satellite branch in Pleasanton. It was a … Continue reading

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