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Updated: December 31, 2008
2008 Events
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January 1
Daly City
Visit church where Toby's parents were married
January 12
Murphy 50th Anniversary
Party at Dominic's in San Mateo
January 13
Brunch in San Martin
Darcy's new home in San Martin.
January 14-18
Macworld Expo
* I attend the Users Conf this year
January 24
Blue Chalk Cafe
* Drinks and dinner with work dept.
January 26
Bill, Tim and Patty Dinner
January birthday celebration.
January 27
Fort Point
Visit a rainy San Francisco.


February 3
Kelly's Birthday at Pedro's
Kelly's 41st Birthday
February 6
* Dinner in Potrero Hill (SF)
February 10
San Francisco
Twin Peaks, Tank Hill, Castro, Alamo Square
February 16
Hike Pulgas Ridge in San Carlos
* Hike to top of ridge
February 23
Dad's 70th Birthday Bash!
Dinner party and dancing at Anderson's Pea Soup.

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March 4 - 12
South Beach and Key West, Florida
Vacation in Florida
March 16
St. Patrick's Day
Dinner at the Murphy's
March 22
Hike Mission Peak in Fremont
2000+ ascent up Mission Peak for the view.
March 23
Easter at Thousand Trails
Easter Sunday in Morgan Hill preserve.
March 30
Toby Birthday Dinner
Family gathering in San Mateo


April 10
Cheesecake Factory in Palo Alto
Celebrate Toby's Birthday
April 13
Gray Whale Cove
A warm day on the beach
April 19
Andrew's Birthday at Pacific Buffet
Lunch in Fremont
April 27
Coyote Point
Visit bayside park in San Mateo
April 30
HRC Event at Symantec
After work HRC working panel series in Mountain View

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May 3
The Cottage
Springtime in our relandscaped cottage in Menlo Park.
May 4
San Francisco
A cool day in San Francisco visiting Lombard Street, Fillmore Street.
May 6
Sunny Leinani Rei Fernandez
Visit Stephanie's baby
May 11
Mothers Day in Fremont
The entire family gathers for lunch at my brother's home in Fremont.
May 17
Janell's CSUMB Graduation Ceremony
My sister gets her BA in Business Administration from Cal State University Monterey Bay
May 18 - 20
Gold Country and Yosemite
We spend three days up in Gold Country and in Yosemite National Park.
May 31
Colin's 1st Birthday Party
Birthday party in Fremont with guest Maggie the Clown
May 31
Louis Birthday Dinner
Dinner at Mandaloun in Redwood City


June 7
Sunset Magazine Celebration
* Visit yearly event, tour gardens for first time.
June 8
Thousand Trails Morgan Hill
Celebrate Mother's Birthday and Father's Day
June 11
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
Jim, Brent and I head up to Vallejo to ride the new Tony Hawk coaster.
June 14
We see the musical Hairspray and have dinner at Brandy Ho's.
June 15
San Jose Gay Pride
Symantec participates with a booth and marching for the first time.
June 21
Crissy Field
Walk along beach in San Francisco.
June 29
San Francisco Gay Pride
We check out the parade and festivites.

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July 1
Blowfish Sushi in Santana Row
Dinner with the gang
July 2
Barry's Noon Aerobics Class
* Group photo of the class.
July 4-6
Kiewatt Family Reunion - Boise, Idaho
Toby's Mom's family reunion
July 6-11
Tahoe Donner
Murphy week in Tahoe
July 19
"Chorus Line"
See musical at the Curran in San Francisco.
July 22
Pacific Buffet Fremont
Dinner with my brother and his family in Fremont
July 27
Chihuly at the deYoung
Glass sculptures exhibit at the deYoung in Golden Gate park.


August 2
Biking to Allied Arts and Stanford
Dennis and Fred come down for a bike ride through our neighborhood.
August 3
CW and Stephen's reception
A reception a couple of days after their wedding. Celebrating 27 years.
August 5
Charley, Cameron and Georgia's Birthday
Birthday celebration at Sheila and Jim's home in Redwood Shores.
August 6
William visits and Dinner at Nola's
William from Atlanta stops by during stay in Bay Area.
August 7
Toby's cousin Teri visits, dinner at Carpaccio's
* Due to a flight delay Teri comes down to visit and have dinner with us in Menlo Park.
August 9
Lunch with Stephanie and Sunny
Potluck at Steph's with Toby, Tony, Louie, Kelly and Felicia.
August 10
Burlingame Jazz an Wine Festival
Visit fair on Burlingame Ave.
August 14
Applewood Pizza
Meet up with Joy, Marie Rose, and Mary for pizza in Menlo Park.
August 16-18
Redway, California
Weekend in the Redwoods of Humboldt county.
August 24-26
San Diego and Legoland
We celebrate Brent's 41st Birthday at Legoland, and we visit my friends Rich and Kit.
August 30
Waterskiing at San Luis Reservoir
We head over to my parents for a day of swimming
August 31
Dinner with Steve and George
We have dinner at Trellis in Menlo Park

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September 1
Labor Day
Kings Mountain Fair and dinner at the Cerna's.
September 2
Dinner with Diana
Diana and I have dinner at Cantankerous Fish in Mt. View.
September 3-6
Photoshop World Convention
At Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas
September 7
Applewood Pizza for Tony and Julie's Birthday
We do birthday celebrations in Menlo Park.
September 13
Fremont with Family
Dinner with the family in Fremont.
September 14
Angel Island
Bike ride around the island.
September 23
Craftnight : Rock Painting
We paint rocks at our cottage.
September 27
Moss Beach Distillery
Anniversary dinner.


October 2
Fresh Choice
Dinner with family in Union City.
October 5
"Spring Awakening" at the Curran
We see the hit musical in San Francisco.
October 7
Dinner at Chevy's
Victoria was in town so we all go out for Mexican food.
October 10
Dinner in San Martin
Martha and Steve treat us and the Cerna's to dinner.
October 14
Dinner at Thea with Susanne
* Mediterranean food at Santana Row
October 19
Olivia's 9th Birthday Party
Party at Tim and Patty's home in San Carlos
October 20
California Academy of Arts
Visit newly reopened museum in San Francisco
October 22
Social networking event at Symantec
October 25
Pacifica and Milagra Ridge
Clear day in the ocean side city.
October 28
Pumpkin Carving
Carving pumpkins in San Martin
October 29
Symantec County Fair
Product release party at work
October 31
Dinner at Siciliano Ristorante

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November 1
Birthday outing for Alan and Matt
November 6
"Flower Drum Song"
Musical in downtown San Jose
November 8
Birthday Lunch in Antioch
Victoria and Alan's Birthday lunch.
November 15
Brunch at Village Bistro
Birthday brunch at Santana Row.
November 16
Fisherman's Wharf for Crab
We have a crab lunch in San Francisco.
November 22
Saturday of Soccer and Sushi
Olivia's soccer match and Isobune with Charley.
November 27-28
Thanksgiving in Santa Nella
Family gathers at parents for Thanksgiving


December 5
"Milk" Movie Premier and Party
Premier movie at Camera 7 in the Pruneyard.
December 7
Get Together at Julie's
Pre Holiday with friends in Cupertino
December 12
Gute Reise for Markus!
Surprise going away for Markus
December 13
Christmas Tree
We decorate our holiday tree
December 13
WGM Holiday Party
Toby's company party at the Asian Art Museum
December 19
SES Luncheon
Holiday luncheon at work
December 19
Dinner at Kubota in Japantown
*Family meets up for dinner after picking us Janell from airport
December 20
Matt / Louie / Tony's Holiday Party
Holiday party in San Francisco.
December 22
Visit Fred in Salinas
We have lunch at KoKoRo (Michi's)
December 24-26
Christmas in Santa Nella
Spend holiday with family.
December 27
Maggiano's in Santana Row
Toby and I have dinner with Brent and Laurie
December 30
California Academy of Sciences
Visit museum with family.

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