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Surf’s up!

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When we were living near the coast Jack used to go boogie boarding with a group of guys every Friday morning in Half Moon Bay. Some surfed long-board, but most went boogie boarding.

Since moving away from the coast he tries to make it back out there for a Friday morning surf with the fellas whenever he gets a chance.

This past Friday he persuaded me to get up at 5am (boo!) and drive out there with him. While he surfed I ran the beach with the dog.

For those who wonder “Why in the world do these guys get up at the crack of dawn to hurl themselves into churning COLD water?” well, here ya go.

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Surfing Fort Point, San Francisco

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Last week my dear friend Annemieke (waving hello at her!) was visiting from the Netherlands. She’s a busy mom of two. As many of you busy moms know sometimes you just need a break. So she came to visit us in California for a little relaxation, sight seeing and girl talk. And what a great break! We had a wonderful time visiting together after ten years apart chatting only occasionally by email or Skype.

Anyhow, I met up with Annemieke in San Francisco one evening and we went out to the Presidio, which has some wonderful lookouts for taking photos. We timed it perfectly so that we’d be there at sunset. Cool.

Unfortunately the fog was so heavy that we couldn’t see a thing. Seriously. Nuttin’. Nada. Just a big white wall of fog.

So we headed down to Fort Point, which is at the base of Golden Gate Bridge, to see if there was even a remote view to be had.

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