Monthly Archives: November 2011

Hoorah for Homemade

Thanksgiving is probably my favorite holiday.  It’s an opportunity to see others, dress in comfy and warm clothes, and indulge once (at dinner) then indulge again (after rolling off the couch to make sandwiches).  The Thanksgivings where I grew up were wonderful – multiple generations assembled together and though there was often a kid’s table, […]

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This Week’s Events

Saturday, Nov 26 at 11:00 AM: Santa Teresa Family Hike (San Jose) – Join Audrey and little Leo for a Family Hike from the Fortini Trailhead of Santa Teresa County Park in San Jose. Bring the whole family for this wonderful hike through the grassy hills, overlooking farmland. Bring a picnic lunch; we’ll probably take […]

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From the Field: Stroller Hikes Annual Turkey Trek at Fremont Older (Saratoga)

Some quotations from this year’s Turkey Trek: James: “Look at all the tire tracks!” Holly: “Da!” (Translation= “Dog” to the fuzzy critters and their paw prints in the mud.) Sadie: “Phew!” (her little legs carried her the whole 2.4 miles of hills) As the hike concluded, Paul: “What a nice tradition.”

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Little Voice

Back when I was in high school, with Gulf Storm first erupting, I had a taste of political demonstrations and flexing my right to free speech.  My high school friends and I enjoyed the comradery of chanting together and literally standing to be noticed, for something that scared us for being so near (some friends […]

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Get Crafty!

Sports Basement in Sunnyvale is hosting Stroller Hikes this year for our annual craft get-together.  Be sure to mark Saturday, December 10th 2-4 PM on your calendar.  We’ll be doing simple crafts that kids can personalize and give as gifts.  Before, after, or during the event, shop Sports Basement and get 10% off anything of […]

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