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CAB Day 7 & 8

If it’s Tuesday it must be Hearst Castle.  Dawn Patrol (me and James) got breakfast first, and then Mich joined us.  The Hilton did a pretty nice spread. The castle is about 3 hours from Santa Cruz.  Luckily, the Dale kids are very … Continue reading

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CAB Day 6

Just arrived home from our most excellent road trip.  The kids are ensconced on the sofa with Tommy Boy, some non-educational programming.    Let me see…I’ll start with Monday: we took off, stopping first at the local WildFlour Bakery for … Continue reading

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CAB Day 4

Yeah, I know, it’s out of order. Another hot sunny day in Sonoma County. The big news is that the fly trap spit out the first swimmer. Online we learned that if the bug is too big, and the leaves … Continue reading

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CAB Day 1 closes

Heavy marine layer (that’s fog) greeted me on the drive to the airport.  I almost rear ended a manure truck that was coming onto the road from a ranch with no lights on that I could see.  Can’t help it: … Continue reading

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Camp Aunt Betsy 2013 Commences

Summer is flying by. It’s time again for Camp Aunt Betsy. Here is her first report: It’s that time again kids.  It’s a classic CAB this year, with just the original campers, Mich and JZ.  We’re calling it: ROAD TRIP … Continue reading

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Dean Kenneth McBride

Here is a beautiful tribute to Dean written by Jodi: Dean Kenneth McBride (1937-2003) Alamogordo, New Mexico Dean K. McBride, 75, died at home on Friday, August 3. Dean was the only son of the late Frank K. and Alice … Continue reading

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Clambake 2013

The week of the 2013 Clambake was filled with highs, lows and…pizza.  To start off, Joe and Jodi and the boys were up from North Carolina for the week.  It’s always lots of fun when they are here. However, Jodi’s … Continue reading

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