Monthly Archives: May 2013

Holiday weekend means head to the Sierras for a paddling adventure

While the weather forecast was mixed with breezy condition expected, the lure of blue skies over the Sierras got the Adventurers and Maggie the Dog at near crack of dawn to head up to the Sierras with kayaks Kermie and … Continue reading

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Maggie takes to the water – as do the geese

Down the street so to speak (although one has to navigate crossing the exit lanes of I-5 north and south, a non-trivial pursuit) is a lovely park made up of oak woodlands and a fairly large artificial lake. The latter … Continue reading

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Dog days come early for backyard BBQ

Memorial Day weekend was not yet upon us but warm temps made it feel like the dog days of August. All the better for first official family barbeque of the season with Holly and Jack. A good visit with everyone … Continue reading

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Different kind of adventure takes the duo to Maker Faire

L may have spent years avoiding the annual Maker Faire held at the San Mateo County Fairground but today she found herself Maker Faire bound. The two Adventurers took Caltrain from Menlo Park (D fancies trains) and kept the wheeled … Continue reading

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Coast lures for a cycle ride starting from Princeton by the Sea

The Adventurers headed to Princeton by Sea coast side for bike ride along the mostly paved trail that skirts the coastline. They’d not ridden the stretch from Princeton to just north of Half Moon Bay before. Nor had either of … Continue reading

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Taking to the waters on a hot Mother’s Day

The Adventurers has already decided that Sunday would be a paddle day. Except for very early in the morning, it’s too hot to do much else. The new twist was that Maggie joined D in Big Blue. She was a … Continue reading

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Picnic lunch along the Stanislaus River at Knight’s Ferry Bridge

Before he left to teach Saturday school, L mentioned to D that, given the expected scorching temperatures expected today, it might be nice to have lunch by the water. Given all the marinas that dot the Delta, she was thinking … Continue reading

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