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Blalack Run-Walk Team

To combat weightiness in our schools, TAMU has challenged Texans to Walk Across Texas. Walking in either teams of eight or as individuals, Texans are challenged to walk for eight weeks straight to establish the habit of regular exercise. The district has accepted the challenge…kinda. The district formed teams: Blalack MS, Furneaux Elementary, CLC (Administration), Landry […]

Continue Reading Add comment October 14th, 2010

Walking San Francisco: The Civic Center Tour

Beaux Arts Beauties and Cathedrals of Culture Rating: Easy Length: 1 mile BART Stop: Civic Center I followed the crowd crossing the street. I ended up on the library side of the street. The library is a huge, oddly-laid out building. The library stairs were littered by locals eating lunch, visitors, and the homeless taking […]

Continue Reading Add comment August 9th, 2010

San Francisco: United Nations Plaza

I had selected the Civic Center Walking tour because the Farmers Market at the United Nations Plaza occurs on Wednesdays and Sundays. I’d be visiting friends on Sunday so my only chance to experience the Farmers Market would be on Wednesday. The smell of urine was startling. I passed my first two street performers as […]

Continue Reading Add comment August 9th, 2010

San Francisco: Getting to United Nations Plaza

Goal: The Civic Center Station Wednesday was my first full day in San Francisco and I was on my own. My friends were all at work (as I knew they’d be) but I was empowered by two guidebooks and the BART train schedule. My hotel was a few blocks from the BART: Colma Station. It […]

Continue Reading 1 comment August 9th, 2010

San Francisco – Planning

In a little over a week, I’ll be flying to San Francisco. I would say that it’s my first visit to California but that would be a lie. My parents took me to see the Redwood forest when I was a little over a year old; I don’t remember much of the trip. I’ll be […]

Continue Reading 4 comments June 25th, 2010

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