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exploring alcatraz

I always imagined that a visit to Alcatraz would be like an episode of Travel Channel’s Ghost Adventures. Lost souls, who were wrongfully (or rightfully) imprisoned, would wander the cold and damp hallways for all eternity. Uneventfully, but thankfully, there was no paranormal activity. Instead, hoards of tourists flood the prison, just to get a … Continue reading exploring alcatraz

whatever happened to predictability? the milkman, the paperboy, evening tv?

I’m thinking by now, you’ve already figured out what 90s television sitcom those lyrics are from. If you were a 90s kid like me, you probably grew up watching Full House. It was one of my favorite shows, and the highlight to TGIF (remember that?!). Anyway, there’s this one scene within the opening credits where … Continue reading whatever happened to predictability? the milkman, the paperboy, evening tv?

muir woods

1,200 years. That’s how old the oldest tree is at Muir Woods, a redwood forest just 12 miles north of San Francisco. There are a few different trails there that you can hike. The shortest one takes just about half an hour. Just make sure you dress warmly because it’s cold and damp once you’re … Continue reading muir woods

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