Monday, October 22, 2012

Where have I been lately?

Bear Lake, UT in the early morning.  Couldn't run by it since
my arm was in a sling at the time, but was invigorated
by the early morning walk to its banks.
No doubt most of you are losing sleep, staying up all night, wondering what's happened to me as the posts here have slowed to a trickle.  OK, even though you haven't, plenty has been going on in my world lately.  In the past nine days I have:
  • Undergone shoulder surgery on my left shoulder to rid it of it's nasty habit of popping out of its socket at inconvenient times.
  • Gone to Bear Lake, UT for three days on a job related meeting.  My boss has a rather dim view of me blogging on all hands meetings.  Go figure!
  • With my wife, packed up all our stuff, loaded it on a van, and moved from Belmont, CA on the San Francisco Bay Peninsula to the South Bay's Campbell, CA.
Needless to say, I haven't had much time for blogging, and my left arm hanging in a sling isn't the greatest situation for writing blog posts.

Not to worry, there's several projects in the works you'll see here in the coming weeks..  As for beer and running, the blog is going to take a decidedly South Bay turn.  I'm writing this sitting no further than a mile from the Los Gatos Creek Trail, and a fifteen minute walk from the Sonoma Chicken Coop, and their brewing alter ego Campbell Brewing Company.   Across the street from the Sonoma Chicken Coop is this new, nifty Belgium cafe I just discovered called Byr of Belgium featuring a very solid line-up of Belgium beers.   And our front door is literally a stone's throw from Fermentation Solutions, a home brew supply store I shopped at many times.  So while family and work matter largely drove the move to Campbell, the beer and running side of the equation unexpectedly fell into place quite nicely.

I think I'm going to like it here. 


  1. Raising my glass for a quick and healthful recovery from your surgery. The move sounds like a great one! Looking forward to hearing about that trail when you are running again!