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And the survey says...

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Oh no!  Not again!  I don’t want to do it!  
Everyone complained.  But I won.  And  the annual Family Survey was born.  That was a lot of years ago.
Now…it’s just me because the kids aren’t interested.  So once again…I am forced to think about what went wrong, what went right, and then decide if it’s worthy. 
And the survey says,
What’s the most fun you’ve had this year?  Taking my bike to San Francisco via the Alameda ferry, then riding to St Francis Yacht Club to watch the America’s Cup Finals.  One person, one bike, one big crowd (I got there very early), a lunch brought by the wait staff to my seat outside, with nothing but a small fence between me, the bay, and my new Canon Power Shot.  A fabulous full day.

What’s the weirdest place you’ve been this year?  December in Maui on  Haleakala (‘house of the sun’ in Hawaiian).  Got up @ 2:30am, to be picked up with 8 others to get up to the top for a 6am sunrise @ 8500’.  Then starting at 6500’ (where bike rides start) we got on heavy-duty b…