Does anyone want to get up early and go tidepooling on Saturday? There's a nice low tide, and we're going to head down to either Fitzgerald Marine Reserve or Pillar Point (these are really the same stretch of coast, just different parking lots.)
The low tide is at 8:48am, and after that the tide starts coming in. If you're thinking of joining us, wear waterproof boots with grippy treads.
I went tidepooling in Tuesday, because I was so nervous about our bid on the house, and needed to distract myself. For some reason, Robb opted not to leave the house with me at 6am. I'm on vacation this week, and so I'm getting up even earlier than I have to when I go to work. Go figure. He missed out on seeing a wild octopus. (My first!)
My vacation has been pretty un-exciting. I've been hauling unwanted possessions to the Goodwill, and giving my dust allergies a good work-out. There's still a lot of official stuff to do before we can close on the house, and I'm trying to decide if I should start packing yet or not.
Reasons to start -- I have all sorts of packing issues, going back to the cockamamie joint-custody arrangement my parents devised when they divorced. If I start now, I can get ahead of my procrastinating tendencies. Robb isn't going to be able to help much, and I might as well use some of my free time to get this process started.
Reasons to delay -- I don't want to live in an apartment full of boxes. Out place is messy enough, without tearing everything off the shelves.
I think, for now, I'll concentrate on sifting though our stuff, and getting rid of the excess.