Monthly Archives: November 2009

Back Shplunking – Stroller Hikes Weekly E-Newsletter (1)

Shplunking The day after Thanksgiving was wet and windy, but as part of our extended weekend, we needed to get out of the house to avoid going stir crazy. We introduced little Max to shplunking between storms. Shplunking, the art of puddle splashing, is a little known sport around here, where rain showers are rare […]

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Giving Thanks – Weekly Stroller Hikes E-Newsletter (1)

Giving Thanks The holiday season is upon us! As my sibling, Craig, gears up for Black Friday, planning on spending little money (but lots of energy) buying presents for family and friends, Max and I work on homemade gifts. We’ll spend as little money and as much energy as Craig, but avoid the crowds, and […]

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The Things We Accumulate – Weekly E-Newsletter from Stroller Hikes (1)

The Things We Accumulate Lumbering through our cramped attic yesterday in the search for holiday decorations, I marveled at the things we’ve accumulated across the years. My husband regularly criticizes my accumulation of craft supplies, which DO get used every two months or so, but I had to laugh at his hippocracy when I found […]

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Construction and Destruction – Weekly Stroller Hikes E-Newsletter

Construction and Destruction We had a wonderful hike at Ulistac Natural Area on Thursday, an afternoon already dark with rainclouds, but wonderfully warm. Ulistac is a very small preserve located alongside the Guadalupe River Levee in Santa Clara, and a construction crew has a real presence there now, as they are replacing a huge water […]

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