Winter Break: Week 2

After the first two parts of the kids’ winter break, they headed to the Swank household for some quality grandparent time. Grandpa tells us they averaged about 5 miles per day on their bikes.

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Their Aunt Liz whisked them away for a day at Waterfront Park!

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Meanwhile, Becky and I packed our new duffel (thanks, Mom!) and headed for San Francisco. Note the background; our house is a disaster at this point.

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We did a walking tour of Chinatown, and discovered many things.

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We had brunch at an awesome place in the Mission.

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We redeemed one of my Christmas presents on Pier 39.

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And did another walking tour in the area, discovering many more awesome things!

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We discovered the Airbnb of cars, and drove out to the Muir Woods for some hiking.

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…and around Point Reyes for some sightseeing.

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We saw a couple of whales out by this lighthouse!

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Here’s our intrepid little car. It was zippy and fun.

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We visited GitHub orbiting HQ for some worktime, too.

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And managed to find an awesome bunch of people to spend New Year’s Eve with.

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Afterwards, a quiet New Year’s Day walk was in order.

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We had a great week, blending adventure and relaxation. Our lodgings helped a lot, they were a great refuge, and very restful.

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