Category Archives: california

Retirement in California and Retire USA blog


What?  Not another shameless plug on my personal blog for our great Retire USA project?       Well, not shameless or even shameful because RETIRE USA is a great blog with over a dozen excellent writers and a post … Continue reading

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Yosemite Hiking – Half Dome Hike Death Risk Calculation


Hurray ! My family and friends just survived a top ten dangerous hike in the most dangerous National Park in America! http://www.backpacker.com/october_08_americas_10_most_dangerous_hikes/destinations/12631 Well, technically, Linda isn’t home yet …. but the odds are in her favor.  : )Of course our … Continue reading

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Top Ten Retirement States? Well, eleven actually… plus my personal favorite, Oregon!


Retire USA keeps on growing, mostly thanks to some great posts by our many retirement bloggers and guests at the website.  Our goal is to become one of the top online sources of retirement information for the USA. We now … Continue reading

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Oregon Coast Travel


The Oregon Coast is our state’s most recognizable travel destination.   Highway 101 – a National Scenic Byway – winds 363 miles from the Washington state border in the north to the California Border in the south. At our Oregon Coast … Continue reading

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Vikingsholm on Emerald Bay. Lake Tahoe, California


Vikingsholm Lake Tahoe’s Emerald Bay, California Vikingsholm, Lake Tahoe Originally uploaded by JoeDuck Lake Tahoe’s Emerald Bay is one of the most scenic areas in California – some would say this is the prettiest place in the whole state. Vikingsholm … Continue reading

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Google Dance 2008


The Google Dance Google Party at the Googleplex was great as usual, with excellent buffet BBQ, the most prized T-shirts in the business, and a lot more. Having trouble with Flickr uploader so I can’t put up all the photos … Continue reading

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SES San Jose Exhibit Hall Opens


SES San Jose Exhibit Hall Opens Originally uploaded by JoeDuck The SES San Jose search conference hosts dozens of providers of internet business services who exhibit on two of the conferences four days. Google, Yahoo, Microsoft are all here as … Continue reading

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