friends becoming school people

who would have thought these guys would be teachers when they got older?

alex is a middle school teacher at a school in san francisco [sfgate.com]

fellow lonetree alum phil winston, now principal at palo alto high school [csu eastbay]

billy is the pe teacher at curtner, here standing with alex, discussing lesson plans for the upcoming week over a pint of PBR.

 

oreo shake is high in calcium

kids calcium intake is really low these days, especially compared to when i was growing up. it’s hard to believe that this shake is 90% of the RDA for calcium. that’s crazy! all in one drink. they should be giving these out with school lunches!

mind your beeswax

i wonder if pure appraisal could get a good value out of this house? i also wonder if this is covered by homeowner’s insurance.

earthquake on the east coast

it’s funny to us how the east coast folks responded to a magnitude 5.8 earthquake the other day, since us californians probably wouldn’t even notice such a temblor while going about our daily lives. but some east coast folks got a little ticked that we are making fun of them and one of them responded with this:

touché

mission peak first-timer

on my only day off before my new job, the daughter and i hiked up the 2,500-foot-tall mission peak in fremont. after hearing some initial grumbling, we kept going and did the whole trip up and down in 3 hours. halfway through, she started to joke about having a moving walkway to the top, like what we see at airports.

we’ll see how the next couple days go for her muscle soreness.