Day 100 – Task Complete!

Today’s first for my “one new thing a day for 100 days” new year’s resolution was to put a message in a bottle (glass, not plastic of course!) and set it to sea from seacliff beach. I trust it will land in the right hands.. Wow. Day ONE HUNDRED!! Time flies when you’re focused on aContinue reading “Day 100 – Task Complete!”

Day 99 – Open Water Swim with Katie

Today’s first for the ‘one new thing a day for 100 days’ new year’s resolution was a short (we’ll get back in there for a longer one!) ocean swim from New Brighton Beach with Katie Richie (added bonus getting to know Katie more.. check her out on youtube as a Vaulter, link is below).. water withContinue reading “Day 99 – Open Water Swim with Katie”

Day 98 – Playing with Pixlr

Today’s first for the ‘one new thing a day for 100 days’ new years resolution was to use the free online image editor, Pixlr.   Pretty wild how easy it is these days to add overlays, fonts, personal effects, etc. to an image.  We have such easy access to distorting reality! Here are 2 examples of before/after:Continue reading “Day 98 – Playing with Pixlr”

Day 97 – The meaning of COSMOS

I learned where the term “Cosmos” came from today during my first.  Today’s first for the “one new thing a day for 100 days” new year’s resolution was to see the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum and Planetarium in San Jose, CA.  The timing was perfect, landed at the planetarium right at 2 o’clock for the freeContinue reading “Day 97 – The meaning of COSMOS”

Day 96- Annie Glass

Today’s first for the “one new thing a day for 100 days” new years resolution was to take a free tour at the Annie Glass factory in Watsonville, CA. Our tour guide ended up being the production manager since the usual guide was home sick, we lucked out.. learned a ton! Yet again, I wasContinue reading “Day 96- Annie Glass”

Day 95- allied arts

Today’s first for the “one new thing a day for 100 days” new years resolution was to visit the Allied Arts center in Menlo Park, CA.  I was working an event 2 miles away..lucked out on the location!  Every nook had something fun to offer.   Portola Art Gallery –   Seventeen award-winning artists exhibiting aContinue reading “Day 95- allied arts”

Day 94- filling holes with hearts

Today’s first for the ‘one new thing a day for 100 days’ new years resolution was to use patching fabric to cover up 2 holes in my down jacket.  I had planned to use good old rip stop tape until I struck up a conversation the other day with a woman who works part time atContinue reading “Day 94- filling holes with hearts”

Day 93 – Tesla Tour

Today’s first for the ‘one new thing a day for 100 days’ new years resolution was a tour at the Tesla Factory in Fremont, CA.  Tesla’s mission is to “accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy”.  They produce high end, 100% electric cars.  Having recently partnered with Solar City, they as well produce solar panelsContinue reading “Day 93 – Tesla Tour”

Day 92- wild Wilder

Today’s first for the “one new thing a day for 100 days” new years resolution was to ride through Wilder Ranch with Magnificent Meg (she is an insanely talented mtn biker – sponsored in fact – and amazing friend).  It was just the taste I was looking for..   Wilder Ranch State Park is aContinue reading “Day 92- wild Wilder”

Day 91 – Flower Shack

Fun what you find when you take a 10 minute stroll around the block.  Today’s first for the “one new thing a day for 100 days” was to buy flowers from the lovely gals at The Flower Shack I stumbled upon during a work break.  Roseanne, pictured in the middle below, used to own itContinue reading “Day 91 – Flower Shack”