Monthly Archives: December 2013

If the weather’s right, get hiking and forget the drought

When there’s no rain and temps are in the high 60s, getting out of doors is first activity of choice. So today the Adventurers headed for a hike at Arastradero Preserve with D’s sister Kathleen. And thanks to the presence … Continue reading

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Acting like grown ups with on trip to the City

The Adventurers felt like grown ups today, traveling up to San Francisco to see The Book of Mormon and have an early dinner following the matinee. The musical lived up to expectations. They both agreed that they’d never seen anything … Continue reading

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It’s called Windy Hill for a reason

For her money, L thinks the loop hike up Spring Ridge to Windy Hill on Skyline Blvd. and down to Portola Valley via Hamms Gulch trail is the best. It has a little of everything. Going up is a bit … Continue reading

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Continuing the tradition of a very spectacular Christmas dinner

As you forge a new life together, you do a mix of old and new, keeping some traditions and shedding others. One tradition that would be hard to leave behind is Christmas dinner at good friends Cathy and Mike’s. Cathy … Continue reading

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Christmas Day spent with the kiddies and The Mag

It’s all about what Santa brought on Christmas morning. The Adventurers headed over to Oakland to have breakfast and spend the morning with Grace and James (and their parents.). Danny the Dino was one hit of the morning. Grace was … Continue reading

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Time around the tree on Christmas Eve to count blessings

Christmas Eve was a time for the Adventurers to slow down and count the many blessings of the year spent together. Church at Trinity was followed by dinner at local favorite Carpaccio. ¬†Once home, they opened their presents, in proper … Continue reading

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Can this really be two days before Christmas in Menlo Park?

The Adventurers could only be thankful that MPPC has Christmas Eve services on Dec. 23 as well as the 24th or they would never have guessed it’s only days before Christmas. The culprit is daytime highs in the 60s that … Continue reading

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