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In The Movies

Last night we went over to Oakland to participate in the filming of a new Brad Pitt movie called “Money Ball”. We were invited to sign up to be one of a few hundred people that would fill in seats at the Oakland Coliseum while filming took place. The movie is based on the best […]

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State Fair

Yesterday after picking the girls up from school we took them to Sacramento to visit our State Fair. They had a great time walking around looking at the animals and exhibits. Dinner was the usual fair junk food of corn dogs, corn on the cob, steamed artichoke and sodas. That’s about as healthy as you […]

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Picnic & Bowling

Yesterday was a pretty quiet day. The girls got to sleep in and get some needed rest. We picked up some chicken and met some friends of ours at a local park for a picnic before heading over to a bowling alley for a quick game. Everyone had a good time before heading back home […]

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Monterey Bay Aquarium

Today we took the girls to the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Despite the large crowds they really enjoyed looking at all of the exhibits and getting to touch some of the tide pool creatures. Another favorite of theirs was the penguin and sea turtle displays. After spending a few hours at the aquarium we drove down […]

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Settling In

Our guests, Fumika and Haruka, arrived safely after their 9 1/2 hour flight from Tokyo, 2 hours getting through Customs, and a 1 1/2 hour bus ride. The time change and jet lag hasn’t kicked in yet as it’s nearly 11:00pm and they’re still working on their journals. They need to get up at 6:30am […]

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