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Bay Area Hikes: The Berkeley Marina

Next up in our series on Bay Area Hikes is César Chávez Park, at the Berkeley Marina. “Hike” is a bit of a misnomer here, because there aren’t very many steep inclines at this park (and by “not very many,” I mean “none at all”). 130 more words


Hail Python well MATE

Hail Python! (Yes, I have converted):

As you know, I’ve been using Ubuntu LTS (currently 14.04.01). These days it has even become the OS of my primary usage. 2,614 more words

On our Last Episode....

Cruising along on a beautiful sunny 75 degree California day, my 50th birthday was already going well. Starting off with a workout that included the Stair Maser and some free weights, I felt alive and younger than ever. 1,792 more words

Moving To Malaysia

Are you a thief?

Well, hello there!

I’m born and raised in the good old Silicon Valley when it was just orchards and silicon chips and, of course, Steve Jobs… 442 more words


Welcoming My Second Half-Century

Unlike most Americans, I love April 15th, the anniversary of my birth. Almost as bad as being born on Christmas Day or more recently, September 11th, it’s the infamous day representing the tax filing deadline for millions of Americans. 392 more words

Moving To Malaysia

California Drought 2015 And El Nino Arrival

California enters its fourth year in the drought and there is no relief to the extreme dryness this state has endured. Sierra, Nevada only received 9% of its annual snow which is the lowest recorded since meteorological records been kept, and it is likely the state will not receive any significant snowfall as the winter precipitation season comes to a close. 1,492 more words