Author Archives: Krist

About Krist

Companion of Wally who is featured at MrWally.com. More at https://www.linkedin.com/in/kristjake/

A Highly Recommended Hike

Last week, to celebrate my wife’s birthday, she, one of her best childhood friends, and I took a hike in Mount Tamalpais State Park, which is just a few miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge.  Not only do I … Continue reading

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Mono Lake – fearing for the birds

With the California drought on many peoples’ minds including mine, I’m trying to be aware of the not so obvious ramifications of the state’s precipitation shortage.  This got me to thinking about Mono Lake and the birds that visit it every … Continue reading

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San Francisco Green Film Festival #5 – this week!

With Opening Night just two days away on May 28th and then continuing through June 3rd, the 5th annual San Francisco Green Film Festival promises to be the best and best attended in its short history.  And, as its attractive, informative, and … Continue reading

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Polar Bear Challenge, continued

The Dolphin Club Swim Commissioners recently posted the results sheet for the 2014-2015 Polar Bear Challenge.  It’s at http://www.dolphinclub.org/2015/polar-bear-challenge-results/. Also, as promised in a previous entry, I’m providing a link to the most recent issue of the Dolphin Log here. … Continue reading

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Polar Bear Hall of Fame corrected with inclusion of Laura Merkl

This short entry is to note that the recent post on my personal Dolphin Club Polar Bear Hall of Fame has been revised – the major change in the corrected version is the inclusion  of Laura Merkl in the Hall of … Continue reading

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My Polar Bear Hall of Fame

(An earlier blog entry on the Dolphin Club‘s Polar Bear provides some background on the event and may be accessed here.  Also, this post is subject to revision as outlined in the P.S. near the end of the post.) Asked of … Continue reading

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Selections from San Francisco Int’l Ocean Film Festival #12

In an earlier post I offered my impressions on the 12th annual San Francisco Int’l Ocean Film Festival, which took place last month. The 12th festival, like those before it, screened over 40 films, each with a direct connection to the … Continue reading

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