So, our son turned 18 during the trip and to celebrate, we turned him loose on a half marathon in San Francisco. He prepared by hardly doing any running and drinking Cokes all day before the race....argghhhhh....!!!!! Actually, he did "OK" with a finish at 2:21 on a very hilly route. I cheered their efforts and got them back to the hotel and then went out to run a portion of the course so I could say I too ran on the Golden Gate Bridge. Here, at mile 5 I took this image to prove I actually got here. Better yet....check out this vidio clip: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WTmG-otYybM. One heck of a view from the middle of the bridge with Alcatraz, the bridge and the bay. Then, stopped at a bar, saw Tiger had re-entered the Masters, ran to the hotel, showered, grabbed the little woman, ran to a restaurant, watched the Masters (Tiger is such a hacker!!!!), went back to hotel, grabbed son, went to steak house and found out we could not be seated because of casual wear, walked 2 miles back to Fisherman's Wharf (I ain't paying for another cab ride), stopped at a good seafood place and ate steak (don't ask) and back to the hotel. Now, it is midnight here and I am updating a stupi
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