Monthly Archives: April 2013

Maggie and L go scouting for boat ramp

When The Mag and L go on solo runs (e.g. no D) along Pixley Slough, they usually run along the paved bicycle path. But there is a lower dirt path and it was there they went on their morning outing … Continue reading

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When temps heat up in the Delta, out come the kayaks

The Adventurers had heard it was going to heat up on Sunday with temps predicted in the low 90s, so doing a paddle with kayaks Big Blue and Kermie was an easy decision. While jogging along Pixley Slough, L had … Continue reading

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Three little turtles sunbathing along Pixley Slough

On a solo outing this morning (D had “breakfast club” duty), L and Maggie came upon three good sized turtles sunning themselves on a log near the banks of Pixley Slough. Well, there were three until two of them spied … Continue reading

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Shadowing twosome greet dawn on the local slough

Monday-back-to-work day mean L and Maggie the dog complete the neighborhood levee/slough loop on their own. They did so today shortly after dawn when the sun was low enough to cast long shadow and the dust from any gusty winds … Continue reading

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20 mile bike ride on the American River Parkway on a day that felt like summer

On a spring day that felt more like summer (temps in the high 80s), the Adventurers set out on a bike ride that took them 20 miles (10 miles out and back) along the American River on the adjacent bike … Continue reading

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Honoring Tigers who starred at athletic Hall of Fame dinner

The big event of the weekend was attending the UoP athletic Hall of Fame dinner where D’s good friend Joe Dietrich was being inducted as part of two swim teams (’73 & ’74) who excelled. Joe had already been inducted … Continue reading

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Start a day full of activities with a walk around “the island”

Stockton is a city in California that you can wake up in and decide to take a walk around an island, one of which is more or less in D’s backyard. On a day when “evening” would start early, e.g. … Continue reading

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