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San Fransisco 1/2 marathon

Just a few weeks after we returned from our honeymoon, Dave ran in the SF Kaiser 1/2 marathon. This is his 5 straight year running this race which is held on super bowl Sunday every year in Golden Gate park. While we both managed to run a few times during our trip to Australia and New Zealand, Dave was still very surprised with how well the race went. He ran his fastest 1/2 marathon ever in 1:19:53. Eventually there will be a race report on the Triathlon page. Here is a link to the results.

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Bircher Muesli

Heather and I discovered this recipe while on our honeymoon in Australia. Now Dave makes this every other week for breakfast. Ingredients: 2 cups rolled oats 2 Granny Smith apples 1/2 cup golden raisins 2/3 cup dried apricots, chopped 2 heaping spoonfuls low fat vanilla yogurt 1/4 cup flax seeds 1/2 cup pepitas 2 tbsp flax seed oil 2/3 cup chopped almonds 2 tbsp honey vanilla soy milk Directions: Place oats and raisins in a bowl and cover with soymilk. Let stand overnight in refrigerator. Make sure there is enough milk to keep covered. Next morning, drain soymilk. Stir in...

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Honeymoon

Heather and I just returned from a 2 1/2 week trip to Australia and New Zealand for our honeymoon. We departed on December 20 from San Fransisco and flew to Sydney. We spent four days touring the city and enjoyed Christmas day on Bondi Beach! We left Sydney and flew to New Zealand and spent over a week traveling the south island. We spent three days in Queenstown, the adventure capital of the world. We did our fair share; white water boogie boarding, the canyon swing and a flight to Milford Sound. After Queenstown we flew to Christchurch, rented a...