Monthly Archives: August 2013

Again, the Delta does have its charm

She’s said it before and she’ll say it again. The San Joaquin Delta does have its charms, the more so in the early morning and at dusk. Both are often times when it’s easy to spot Mt. Diablo looming on … Continue reading

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Perfect morning to explore the Delta islands

The Adventurers had decided prior to the weekend that Sunday would be a paddle day. They beat the worst of the power rush by launching at Paradise Point, which is only just 10 minutes from the house, around 11:00 am … Continue reading

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Sporting the school colors at Orange and Black Ball

The Adventurers dressed up. That in itself should be news. They attended the Orange and Black Ball, an annual fundraiser for the University of Pacific athletics. L did have the only orange and black dress – or at least she … Continue reading

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Brief encounters are different here in the Delta

D had “Saturday School” this morning which meant that The Mag and L were on their own as far an outing. They headed off to the nearest island, parking so that they’d cover a five-mile loop. It was early enough … Continue reading

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Classmates find themselves on campus once again

The Adventurers found themselves on the campus of their alma mater – Menlo-Atherton High School – this morning. D was a participant in the Tour de Menlo bike ride and L was there to cover the event for InMenlo. (She’d … Continue reading

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Déjà vu all over again but they’re Ports, not Lake Monsters

It was a little over a year ago that L went on a minor league baseball road trip with her college roommate Christine, who had a particular interest in the Vermont Lake Monsters, given that she was dating the manager. … Continue reading

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Hiking to/swimming in pretty-as-a-picture Sword Lake

The Adventurers had planned to hike around Pinecrest Lake today, like they had done a year ago. (It was certain to be more pleasant as temperatures were at least 20 degrees cooler.) But a give-away newspaper they’d picked up extolled … Continue reading

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