Author Archives: Dan Allison

About Dan Allison

Dan Allison is a Safe Routes to School Coordinator in the Sacramento area. Dan dances and backpacks, as much as possible.

Auburn to Folsom backpack

I’ve been away from my personal blog for eight months, in part because I’m now doing an additional blog for Sacramento Transit Advocates and Riders (STAR), and in part I’ve just been busy with life. A backpack seems like a good … Continue reading

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more ADT backpacking

Continuing walking and documenting the western-most portion of the American Discovery Trail (ADT), I backpacked from Virginia City to Tahoe City. From Virginia City to the Tahoe Rim Trail above Carson City, the trail is more characteristic of the Great … Continue reading

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IMDb Top 250, finally!

Yesterday I accomplished watching the IMDb Top 250 movies. I have been keeping track of the movies I watch since about 2002, but it was not until about four years ago that I decided to watch all of the movies … Continue reading

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Escalante way back

I am gradually digitizing my slides, and I just completed all my Escalante trips and uploaded to Flickr. Here they are, if you like old photos. The first two trips were taken with an Instamatic square frame camera, the next … Continue reading

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Theatre Spring 2016

2016-06-11 BerkeleyRep: For Peter Pan on her 70th birthday (Sarah Ruhl) 2016-05-26 Big Idea: The Rover (Aphra Behn) 2016-05-24 California Musical Theatre: Motown (Berry Gordy) 2016-05-19 CapStage: Disgraced (Ayad Akhtar) 2016-05-21 Resurrection Theatre: The Dresser (Ronald Harwood) 2016-05-08 BerkeleyRep: Treasure … Continue reading

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Reading in the digital world

I was recently looking at my “library” of books. I have only a few very favorites remaining as physical copies on my bookshelf, but I have many Kindle and Audible books. Just as in the old days when I had … Continue reading

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Berkeley to Clayton backpack

Continuing my repeat trips on the American Discovery Trail, this time I backpacked from Berkeley to Clayton, along American Discovery Trail segments 8 and 7. I skipped the walk from Jack London Square to Berkeley, as I knew my feet … Continue reading

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