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Moving, Life Without Limbs, Eating Out

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Last weekend I headed down to my brother's house to help he and his family as they moved from Redwood City to Scotts Valley. I'm pretty sure the move was so I would come down more often ... now they're only 10 minutes away from the beach. While my brother, his wife, and my parents were going back and forth from the house, I was able to work and kid-sit ... we celebrated National Donut Day and my oldest nephew's last day of school by heading to McDonald's later for lunch. On there final night in Redwood City their neighbors hosted a party, and then we finished packing for the move. We spent the weekend moving and unpacking. By the time I left it was looking like home and I'm looking forward to going back next weekend.

After Scotts Valley, I headed north to Napa for a few meetings and back to Roseville, where I dined well (as normal). I had dinner at Chando's Tacos two nights in a row, saw Nick Vujicic speak at Bayside Blue Oaks, went to a friends wedding, a…

Disney, Wine, and Hanging Out in Roseville

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The last two weeks have been full of fun, wine, soccer, and food. I started off in Anaheim for meetings and we took a quick trip to Downtown Disney. Once back in the northern part of the state I headed to Old Roseville to see the Budweiser Clydesdales. Next up, my family celebrated a friend's birthday at Mamma Susanna's in East Sacramento.

After a fabulous dinner, we headed to Livermore for wine tasting, lunch at the First Street Alehouse, and met my brother and his family at Concannon Vineyard. My parents and I brought the two middle kids back to Sacramento with a quick stop for dinner in Lodi ... we needed Chinese food from Chop Chop :-).

We continued our wine tasting in the Lodi area the following day with a stop at one of our favorites, Oak Farm Vineyards, before going to Lodi's Food Truck Mania, luckily we got to the ice cream truck before the line got too long, the kids enjoyed their cones, I enjoyed my Twisted Cow. To wrap up our tour of various wine countries, we sp…