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... up and down the hills of Malibu and 15 obstacles. I have been told to not to believe a word of it. Could be 3,4,5 miles with as many as 20 obstacles. The Spartan race started 5 or 6 years ago by an ex Wall Street guy who wanted to come up with something out of the ordinary that would challenge him and his friends. From there it just took on a life of its own. 300 races a year in over 60 ...
... did find a gorgeous dressing gown reduced from $2000 to $1000 & then 50% off the lowest price but I already have a dressing gown. But it was bloody gorgeous. So Fray & I shopped together for a while, starting at about 10.30, then we split up for a while. We had warm Cinnabons (sensational) & coffee to revive us for morning tea & Philly Cheesesteaks for lunch (not a good choice). Fray was a frickin' shopping machine. She bought so much. ...
... decided to have lunch in Poughkeepsie. I asked google maps to take us to Poughkeepsie & we ended up in a quiet street near "Main Street". We parked the car & went in search of food. On reaching Main Street we quickly noticed a couple of issues: only 1 in 6 shops were open, there were signs saying 'No Loitering' & most significantly, we were the only white people. There weren't many people on the street but the people that were there were watching us so we didn't think ...
Sleeping late and a relaxing breakfast.
A late European lunch at Baccho, a local Italian eatery.
A walk at a local reservation to enjoy fall foliage.
Dinner "in" – punctuated with desserts from the Lower East Side.
A pleasant day with Paul and Harriet.
Tomorrow – we continue our drive south…
... times. And, the dimness also helped keep the furnishings from deteriorating. I guess much of the furniture was donated along with the house and the library. I am a bit hazy on this now. I did notice how rather modest the upstairs furnishings were. Some of the furniture was substantial and probably expensive but there were a lot of twin beds in rooms that were not huge by today's standards....and no king size beds either. We were told that a lot of ...
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