Monthly Archives: July 2013

Same seats, same ballpark – one year later

The Adventurers made a return trip to “where it all began” when they first reconnected at a Giants game, viewing it from the same seats they’d sat in a year ago. Now if only the team was playing like it … Continue reading

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Paddling is the choice on the last day before school starts

The nine week run of doing what they want when they want to (more or less) comes to a close tomorrow when D returns to the classroom (two Frosh classes, three Seniors – all 40 plus in size). They both … Continue reading

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First time paddle on big and deep Lake Tahoe

Whether they were on the water early enough – or just lucked out – the Adventurers, joined by D’s daughters (Nikki pictured top), put Kermy and Big Blue on Lake Tahoe for the first time today. They put in at … Continue reading

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Going up, up, up on the Teton Way trail

A new camper arrived today, D’s daughter Holly for an overnight stay. The challenge was how to take advantage of the scenic surroundings, taking the change of altitude into account. They chose a Tahoe Donner Association-maintained trail, just down the … Continue reading

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Road food: Restaurant Trokay in Truckee, CA

The Adventurers and Nikki ventured into Truckee tonight for what they hoped would be a special dinner at Restaurant Trokay, an eight-course tasting menu that the “girls” paired with wine. It did not disappoint. This is a special restaurant – … Continue reading

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Hiking atop a mountain on the Glacier Ridge Trail

The The trio of D, L and Nikki went local today (along with the Mag), hiking the Glacier Ridge Trail, that (all things considered) was level. The payoff was a good view of Donner Lake below. The loop took them … Continue reading

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Ye olde butterflier takes to the pool

D was first to admit that he didn’t actually remember when the last time he swam 25 yards of butterfly, his best stroke during his competitive years. But he picked a lane at one the ¬†Tahoe Donner Association’s pools today … Continue reading

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