New Years TKB

January 1 • Akiko has a special New Year's Day turbo kick box class at the Sunnyvale 24hr fitness


Windy Hill Hike

January 5 • For views on a warm clear winter Sunday we hike to the top of Windy Hill in Portola Valley.


San Carlos Dinner

January 11 • The family get's together for a casual dinner at Tim and Patty's home in San Carlos


Shooting at Tumey Hills

January 18 • Family goes target shooting for Cedric's 13th Birthday at Tumey Hills


Day in Challenge, California

January 25 • We head up to Lona's home up in Yuba County mountains area of Challenge


Tim & Patty's Birthdays

January 26 • Celebrating Tim and Patty's birthday with dinner in San Mateo


Special Valentine's TKB

February 8 • Extra long TKB class to celebrate Valentine's Day


Dad's 76 Birthday

February 9 • Celebrating Dad's birthday with sushi and gathering in Fremont


Barbara and Zach Visits

February 9 • Family gets together which Barbara and Zach are in town


Hike Mount Tamalpais in Marin

February 17 • Hike down Fern Canyon and then up Old Railroad Grade


Kelly’s Birthday in San Francisco

February 22 • Celebration dinner at Chenery Park in San Francisco before hitting the Castro


Grandma Tomasita’s Funeral

February 24 • Grandma Macing past on Feb 11. Service in Daly City and buried in San Bruno


Dinner out with Kito

February 26 • Dinner out at Milagro's Grill in downtown Redwood City


Ski Dodge Ridge

March 5 • Take the day off mid week to hit the wintery ski slopes at Dodge Ridge


St. Patrick's TKB

March 9 • Special extra long St. Patrick's themed TKB class in San Carlos


Painting at the Cottage

March 16 • Sprucing up our little cottage in Menlo Park with a fresh coat of paint


St. Patricks in San Mateo

March 16 • Celebrating the Irish holiday with corned beef and cabbage in San Mateo


Spring Forward Celebration

March 20 • Symantec site event to celebrate spring with food, music and a zip line


Dinner and Pacific Sunset

March 23 • Dinner at Ketch Joanne in Princeton then sunset at Fitzgerald Marine Reserve


Fight for Air Climb in SF

March 29 • Climb 1,197 steps up 52 floors of Bank of America building for Lung Association


Dinner at Café Renzo in Palo Alto

April 1 • Toby's co-workers Staci and Matt were visiting from out of town and we all went out for a fun dinner


Toby's Birthday

April 2 • Description and location information will be written here for this future event


Palm Springs

April 4 - April 7 • Description and location information will be written here for this future event


Group X Special

April 11-12 • Special promotion for Group X classes at 24hr fitness had 'theme' days


Casual Alisal Reuntion

April 18 • Get together of various graduating classes from our old high school


Easter in Fremont

April 19 • Family gathering for lunch buffet and then Easter and birthdays in Fremont


Stanford Cactus Garden

April 20 • Taking a pre Easter stroll through the cactus garden on Stanford campus


Easter in San Mateo

April 20 • Spending the holiday with family in San Mateo


Symantec Native Garden

April 23 • Volunteering with the Green Team to put native plants into garden


Craft Night in Menlo Park

April 30 • We host a craft night painting bird houses and serving wraps


Sawyer Camp Bike Ride

May 4 • Take bikes for a leisurely ride along the Sawyer Camp trail in San Mateo


Mother's Day

May 11 • Sunday brunch in Santa Nella and Anderson's Pea Soup Restaurant


Japanese Garden in San Mateo

May 18 • Visit the free Japanese Garden in San Mateo Central Park


South First Billiards

May 20 • UXC Summit fun night of food, drinking, pool with co-workers


Pride Night Great America

May 23 • Fun fill pride event at Great America for Pride Night


Colin’s 7th Birthday Celebration

May 24 • Dinner gathering at Mexico Tipico in Union City and then to Fremont


Memorial Day

May 26 • Head to the coast to spend day at beach and then dinner in San Mateo


Craft Event with Friends

June 1 • Friends gather at the cottage for a painting bird house craft event


Devil’s Slide Bike Ride

June 8 • Finally get a chance to ride the new bike path along the rugged San Mateo coastline


Father’s Day Celebration

June 14 • Family get together in Fremont. Lunch at Elephant Bar


CoasterCon XXXVII

June 15-20 • My first CoasterCon touring all the Northern California amusement parks


Kiewatt Bay Area Reunion

June 21 • The big one-day reunion event was held in San Mateo. The photo booth was a hit


Driftwood Craftnight

June 25 • A craft event was held again at the cottage this time it was with driftwood


San Francisco Pride

June 26 • We make a short visit up to San Francisco for this year's pride event


July 4th at Thousand Trails

July 4 • Spending a day with the family at Thousand Trails down in Morgan Hill


BBQ in San Mateo

July 5 • Post July 4th BBQ Event with Toby and his family in San Mateo


Hike Pulgas Ridge

July 6 • Taking a warm hike at Pulgas Ridge in the hills above San Carlos


BBQ in San Carlos

July 6 • Fun BBQ in San Carlos with a side trip to the Cerna's property in the San Carlos hills


Hike Corte de Madera

July 13 • Taking a hike to the Resolution site (didn't see anything) in the San Mateo hills


Dinner in Redwood Shores

July 13 • Dinner get together at the Cerna's home in Redwood Shores


TKB U-Jam Summer Workout

July 19 • Summer 2 hour workout party at 24hr Fitness in Sunnyvale


Trip Day 1: Moaning Caverns

July 27 • Visit gold country, rapelling into a cave and dinner with Auntie and Nes in Groveland


Trip Day 2: Yosemite

July 28 • First time over Tioga Pass. Visit Tenaya Lake and Tuolumne Meadows


Trip Day 3: Mono Lake / Bodie

July 29 • Visit tufa formations at Mono Lake and mining ghost town of Bodie


Trip Day 4: Mammoth Mountain

July 30 • Morning rain but took gondola up mountain anyway, glad we did... great views


Kathy's Birthday

August 3 • Celebrating Kathy's birthday with the family in San Carlos


August Birthdays

August 10 • Celebrating Charlie, Georgia and Cameron's August birthdays


Sherman Cellars

August 15 • Hanging out with Brent and Joy in downtown San Jose


San Gregorio Beach

August 17 • A summer day along the San Mateo coast


Cousins Party in San Carlos

August 23 • The 'cousins' get together for dinner and drinks in San Carlos


Palo Alto Festival of the Arts

August 24 • The annual street fair on University Ave in downtown Palo Alto


Tahiti Vacation - Day 1

September 2 • Celebrating 10 years together in Bora Bora, Tahiti


Tahiti Vacation - Day 2

September 3 • Celebrating 10 years together in Bora Bora, Tahiti


Tahiti Vacation - Day 3

September 4 • Celebrating 10 years together in Bora Bora, Tahiti


Tahiti Vacation - Day 4

September 5 • Celebrating 10 years together in Bora Bora, Tahiti


Tahiti Vacation - Day 5

September 6 • Celebrating 10 years together in Bora Bora, Tahiti


Tahiti Vacation - Day 6

September 7 • Celebrating 10 years together in Bora Bora, Tahiti


Tahiti Vacation - Day 7

September 8 • Celebrating 10 years together in Bora Bora, Tahiti


Martha's Birthday Event

September 10 • Celebrating Martha's birthday in San Mateo


Jillian's TKB House Party

September 14 • Get together with the TKB gang at Jillian's home in Correlitos


Folsom Street Fair

September 21 • Always an interesting event attend this S&M Fetish fair


Julie's Birthday Dinner

September 26 • Celebrating Julie's birthday with friends in San Jose


Knott's Scary Farm

September 27-28 • My second Scary Farm event at Knott's Berry Farm


Castro Street Fair

October 5 • Beautiful day for the festive street fair in San Francisco


Dinner at Poesia

October 8 • Toby treats me to an early birthday dinner in the Castro at Poesia


Marsha’s 50th Birthday

October 16 • Marsha's family, friends and co-workers meet up at the Tied House after work


Alan’s Family 50th Birthday

October 18 • Hawaiian theme family birthday celebration in San Mateo


Olivia’s 15th Birthday

October 19 • We celebrate Olivia's 15th Birthday with family in San Carlos


Puerto Vallarta - Day 1

October 25 • We celebrate my actual birthday with Club Atlantis all-inclusive trip to Mexico


Puerto Vallarta - Day 2

October 26 • We celebrate my actual birthday with Club Atlantis all-inclusive trip to Mexico


Puerto Vallarta - Day 3

October 27 • We celebrate my actual birthday with Club Atlantis all-inclusive trip to Mexico


Puerto Vallarta - Day 4

October 28 • We celebrate my actual birthday with Club Atlantis all-inclusive trip to Mexico


Puerto Vallarta - Day 5

October 29 • We celebrate my actual birthday with Club Atlantis all-inclusive trip to Mexico


Puerto Vallarta - Day 6

October 30 • We celebrate my actual birthday with Club Atlantis all-inclusive trip to Mexico


Puerto Vallarta - Day 7

October 31 • We celebrate my actual birthday with Club Atlantis all-inclusive trip to Mexico


Puerto Vallarta - Day 8

November 1 • We celebrate my actual birthday with Club Atlantis all-inclusive trip to Mexico


Craft Night Decoupage

November 5 • Fun evening with dinner and crafts in San Mateo


Birthday Dinner at the Waterbar

November 14 • My friends treat me to a wonderful seafood dinner at Waterbar


Felicia and Tien's Birthday

November 15 • We celebrate Felicia and Tien's birthday in Milpitas


Sareeka’s Play

November 21 • My coworker's starring performance in a local production


Rocky’s TKB Birthday

November 22 • Celebrate Rocky's birthday after our turbo kick box class


Thanksgiving in Santa Nella

November 26-28 • The family celebrates Thanksgiving in Santa Nella


Turbo Kick Box Class

November 29 • Various group photos of our TKB Fambam fall pictures


Rocky's Birthday at Tasty Sub

December 4 • After my first 'grey out' insanity class AND TKB, we celebrate Rocky's birthday.


Sunday Brunch in San Jose

December 14 • Meet up with Cari, Joy and Karin at the Fairmont, the lunch and Christmas in the Park.


Kinky Boots in San Francisco

December 10 • We see the wonderful Broadway musical at the Orpheum in SF


Akiko's Holiday TKB Class

December 13 • A special holiday themed Saturday class with TKB, U-Jam and Body Combat


Emily’s 13th Birthday Party

December 14 • The family celebrates Emily entering her teen years in San Carlos


XD Luncheon at Symantec

December 17 • The Experience Design team at Symantec have a holiday 'clean up' lunch


Weil Holiday Party in SF

December 19 • Toby's company throws a lavis holiday part at the Legion of Honor in SF


Darcy Holiday in San Martin

December 20 • Steve and Martha host a Murphy holiday get together at their San Martin home


Red / Green Holiday TKB Class

December 23 • Special color themed Turbo Kick Box class at the 24hr Fitness in Sunnyvale


Christmas in Fremont

December 24-25 • On Chistmas Eve and Christmad Day I spend family time in Fremont


Day along Pacific Coast

December 26 • On a clear crisp day after Christmas we head to the shore to see the sights


Visit Fred in Salinas

December 28 • Drove down to Salinas for the day to visit Fred and go out for a Thai lunch