Tombstone tourism: the 650’s guide to exploring the epic graveyards of Colma

Celebrity graves, ornate mausoleums & a pet cemetery: Get to know the Peninsula’s century-old necropolis. A view into the Italian Cemetery of Colma. (Photo by Charles Russo) I had the entire pet cemetery to myself. And contrary to all horrifying Stephen King notions of that scenario, it was actually really nice—just late day tranquility amid a lawn full of tombstones shaped like dog bones. RIP Gosha…at Pet’s Rest Cemetery in Colma. (Photo by Charles ...

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Get that gourd! It’s the 650’s guide to pumpkin patches on the coast

Plus, 10 recs for where to eat around Half Moon Bay Ronald, the COVID conscious pumpkin (photo by Sahale Greenwood) Autumn is upon us. And after an uncertain spring and strange summer, the calendar turns to one of our favorite times of year on the SF Peninsula. Yes, fall is here…so head towards Highway 1, grab some gourds and eat outdoors. Here is the Six Fifty’s guide to getting your pumpkins (and fall-festive feelings) ...

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Struggling to stay zen in 2020? Hit the trails, says running therapist Kjersti Nelson

Plus, three mindfulness exercises to try during your next workout Runners enjoy the sunshine and trails at Byrne Preserve in Los Altos Hills. (Photo by Kjersti Nelson) Beautiful, lean people in glossy magazines love to extol the myriad health benefits of running. And therapists commonly suggest their clients consider physical activity as one way to improve their mental health and mood. But what’s different about Kjersti Nelson’s practice as a marriage & family ...

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The thoughts you have while sitting in traffic on 101 North

101 Traffic via IG: feo83 Why did I think it would be better today? Let’s play count the Priuses. Or maybe Teslas. Or Google Buses. I bet I could run faster than this. I need to start running again. I wonder what Usain Bolt’s training regimen is. Also, how cool is it that his last name is Bolt like seriously??? Oh good, we’ve moved an inch. We need a new plague. Where are those models of the cars wiTHOUT A TURN SIGNAL I should start taking 280. At least ...

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Three great panoramas anyone in Silicon Valley can get to

The Dish via IG/wonderin_world. What sets the Bay Area apart other than its proximity to huge urban centers, perfect weather, and brilliant residents is its topography.Silicon Valley is named that for a reason — we can get the best views of the entire Bay just by driving or hiking 20 minutes from our quaint suburbia. Here are some spots for the perfect panorama: The Classic:The Dish, Stanford Ok, ok. If you have lived in the Peninsula ...

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