Afternoon stroll and birdwatching


Today is a national holiday (though Wife still had to work), and it was a beautiful day, so I had resolved to do something outside. I convinced my dad to go for a “nature walk” with me. He didn’t want to go to the foresty regional parks in the hills, though; he pointed out that the birdwatching would be better by the bay. So we went to César Chávez Park, which is built on the site of a former landfill (it was still the dump when I was kid) and took a rather leisurely stroll for about an hour, near the end of which we saw some people flying kites (the kind with strings, not the bird!).

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