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2005 Events
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january

January 9
San Jose Auto Show
We check out the new 2005 models.
January 11-12
Macworld Expo San Francisco
I check out the new iPod Shuffle and Mac Mini.
January 15
The Aquarium and Carmel
I see Great White Shark!
January 22
San Francisco
We hang out in the city...
January 23
Cedric's 3rd Birthday
We celebrate Cedric's birthday in Fremont.
January 29 - 30
Ski Heavenly
Greg and I go skiing. My first time in a long time!


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february

February 6
Lake Elizabeth Fremont
I enjoy the weather with a stroll around Lake Elizabeth.
February 7
UCD Offsite in Santa Monica
My department semiannual meeting.
February 13
Dad's 67th Birthday
We celebrate in Santa Nella
February 15
Valentine's Celebration
We go out to dinner for Valentine's Day
February 20
Coyote Point
We hike around Coyote Point in Burlingame.
February 25 - 27
Ski Squaw Valley
We head over to Squaw, my first time skiing there.




march

March 5
San Francisco
*Day in SF. Me at Dolores Park.
March 6
Half Moon Bay
We spend Sunday at the beach near the Ritz Carlton.
March 8
Blowfish Sushi
*Kelly and I go out for sushi then shopping.
March 10
Pulgas Ridge Park
Long lunch hike.
March 11-13
Knott's Berry Farm "Winter Solace"
Jim and I attend yearly coaster fest in Buena Park.
March 14
Cheesecake Factory
Jules, Steph, Kelly and I go out to dinner
March 18-20
Snowboarding at Heavenly
Toby and I take lessons.
March 27
Easter at Thousand Trails
Cedric goes Easter egg hunting in Morgan Hill
March 31
Lunch at Pacific Shores
*Toby stops by for lunch on this sunny day.

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april

April 2
Toby's 40th Birthday
Big birthday!!!
April 9
Billy DeFrank Gala
* GLT center fundraiser hosted by Kathy Griffith. Me with Charlotte.
April 10
Winetasting in Napa
Doug, Karolyn, Beena and I go winetasting!
April 17
Sunday Morning in Santa Cruz
I head to the beach to relax.
April 22
Andrew's 42 Birthday
Birthday dinner at El Toritos
April 25
Hearst Castle and Big Sur
Go to San Simeon to tour the famed home of Hearst.

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may

May 1
Six Flags MarineWorld
Susanne, Toby and I head up to Vallejo.
May 4
Dot22: Design Show
Diana and I visit her brother's showing
May 9
Mother's Day
The family gathers in Milpitas.
May 15
Hillsborough
*With Gretchen housesitting at her friend's home.
May 20 - 24
Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona
We visit Martha and Moira in Arizona.
May 27
Gay Day at Paramount's Great America
We attend PGA's annual gay event.
May 29
San Mateo
Hanging out around San Mateo
May 31
InfoDev Benihana Lunch
* Work lunch in Burlingame. Me, Cindy, Elizabeth, Diana and Susan.

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june

June 1
Corpse Flower at Conservatory of Flowers
We visit rare flower.
June 12
San Jose Gay Pride
Big gay festival in the South Bay.
June 16
SF Catamaran Cruise
My dept takes a tour of the bay.
June 17
Isobuno Sushi
* We take Charley out for dinner.
June 24
Andrew's House
Parent's bring gifts from Europe.
June 25 - 26
San Francisco Gay Pride
Weekend festivities in the city.
June 27
Belmont Park
* During lunch we visit Belmont Park.
June 29
Gay Skate Night
* We meet William and Manny for skate night.




july

July 2
Biking to Gretchen's New Home
New home in progress.
July 3
San Francisco Bike Ride
Toby, William, Russ and I bike to Tiburon.
July 4
Fourth of July
Independence Day at the Murphy's
July 9
Monterey Peninsula
The Aquarium and the Peninsula.
July 10
San Francisco
A day along the waterfront.
July 15 - 18
Tahoe Donner
Big family gathering in Truckee.
July 24
San Francisco Theater Festival
See Manny sing !
July 27
Dinner at Compadres
Stephanie's birthday celebration
July 29
Kathy's 75th Birthday Party
Karaoke party at the Murphy's
July 31
Waterskiing
Family goes waterskiing.


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august

August 5-7
The Wynn Las Vegas
* Visit new mega resort on the strip.
August 9
Pomponio St. Beach
Diana, Elizabeth and I head to the beach.
August 9
Visit Glenn
Kelly and I visit Glenn in SF.
August 12
Manny in 'Grease'
Manny's SF performance in "Grease"
August 13
Burlingame Art & Jazz Festival
We bike over to the festival.
August 14
WGM's Summer Picnic
At Mountain Winery in Saratoga
August 20
Gretchen's House in Progress
Bike to her house to see what's new.
August 21
Alamo Square and Presideo
Day in SF visiting new sites.
August 26
"Wicked" at the Orpheum
We see the Broadway musical in SF.
August 27
Gray Whale Cove and Half Moon Bay
We head to the coast to enjoy the sun.




september

September 1
Dinner with Sarah
We meet up with Sarah at Home Restaurant in SF.
September 4
King Mountain Festival
William, Toby and I go to annual Festival
September 5
Labor Day
Pool party at Jim Cerna's Mom's house.
September 6 - 12
Boston and New York City
I attend Photoshop World Conf. in Boston.
September 14
Celia's Restaurant
Murphy outting to Celia's for dinner
September 17
Santa Nella
I go visit family at my parents house
September 18
Sutro Baths and Baker Beach
We enjoy the sunny weather in SF.
September 24 - 27
San Diego
One year anniversary trip to San Diego.
September 30
BJ's Brewery Cupertino
We celebrate Julie's birthday.


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october

October 2
Beach and Castro St. Fair
First the beach then the Fair in San Francisco
October 8
MBOCC Luau in Salinas
My sister's canoe club's annual fundraiser.
October 9 & 15
Plays in SF
With Steve we see a couple of plays.
October 16
Lincoln Manor Apartment
Toby's new apt. in Burlingame
October 22
Georgia's Baptism
We celebrate at the Murphy's in San Mateo.
October 23
Eagle Cafe
We have lunch at historic spot.
October 28
Benihana's
Birthday dinner with friends.
October 29
Filoli Mansion and Garden
We tour the historic mansion in Woodside.
October 30
Half Moon Bay
A day along the coast.




november

November 2
Elephant Bar
My birthday dinner in Fremont.
November 4
Susanne and Stefan
Our NY buddy visits me and Susanne.
November 6
Sawyer Camp Trail
Walk at Crystal Springs.
November 6
Victoria's Birthday Dinner
TGIF's for Victoria's 16th.
November 12
Muirwoods and San Francisco
A day in Marin Co. and SF.
November 13
Stern Grove and Twin Peaks SF
New sights for me in SF.
November 19
Burlingame Fire
Chicken Chicken catches on fire.
November 20
San Gregorio Beach
We head to the beach to enjoy the warm weather.
November 21
Visit Fred
I head to Salinas to visit Fred.
November 24
Thanksgiving
We celebrate in Fremont.
November 26
50th Annivesary
Ike and Josie Alegra
November 27
Mission Dolores & Dolores Park
Toby and I visit the Mission.
November 28
Ken's 40th Birthday
We attends Ken's party in San Francisco.


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december

December 3
Kohl Mansion
We tour the grounds around the mansion.
December 3
Symantec Holiday Party
At the SF Concourse Exhibition Hall
December 4
Coit Tower - North Beach
We head up to North Beach
December 9
Gift Exchange
We go to Sonoma Chicken Coop for dinner
December 10
Christmas Tree
We get a 'table top' real tree.
December 10
Sawyer Camp Trail - Millbrae
We hike the trail from the Millbrae end.
December 10
WGM's Holiday Party
At the Mark Hopkins in SF.
December 11
Oyster Point and the Wind Harp
We check out strange sculpture
December 17
"
Chicka"
See parents new chihuahua.
December 18
Emily's 4th Birthday
Birthday celebration for Toby's niece.
December 24-25
Christmas
I spend Christmas at parents in Santa Nella.
December 26
Pacifica Pier and SF
We check out the big waves and go to SF.
December 28-January 1
Palm Springs
Lon celebrates his 50th.