Monthly Archives: April 2014

A weekend spent at Lowe’s – really?

Yes, really. A combination of not great weather and overall just having “had it” prompted the Adventurers to do little adventuring this past weekend. There were the requisite dogs walks, of course, but not the flurry of outdoors activity they’ve … Continue reading

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What’s Easter without the ritual eating of chocolate bunnies?

Easter couldn’t have been a prettier day – warm and sunny – perfect conditions for egg hunts throughout the Bay Area. The Adventurers started their day with church at Trinity, before getting a little more garage work done. There was … Continue reading

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Can’t be all work and no play – a stop at the classic car show at their alma mater, M-A

The main focus of adventures this weekend is home-based as the Adventurers continue to move along the garage project, which means continuing to sort through old boxes, shed stuff, and start putting up new cabinets. But it can’t be all … Continue reading

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Princesses come in all sizes on Jane’s wedding day

Bride Jane was married today in a real castle, an event venue called Pleasantdale Chateau. Constructed in the early 20th century when an industrialist Charles Nickols bought a number of contiguous Dutch farms. After his death in 1959, the house was left to … Continue reading

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Change of location to Essex County on wedding day

The Adventurers ended their two-day Jersey Shore stay and headed north and west to Essex County where the wedding venue was located. On the way, they stopped for a hike at Eagle Rock Reservation, which is noted for its knock … Continue reading

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Rehearsal dinner celebration complete with hats

The Adventurers found out that mother-of-the-bride, Barbara, is big on party hats. She brought a big full to the rehearsal dinner tonight, some of which were newly acquired. L thinks the little girls looked particularly fetching. Less so the Adventurers, … Continue reading

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Exploring Fort Hancock at Sandy Hook on a warm spring day

When the Adventurers mentioned to their New Jersey hosts that they’d explored Fort Hancock, which is located at the northern end of Sandy Hook, they were surprised to hear: “Oh, there’s nothing there, it was all destroyed by Superstorm Sandy.” … Continue reading

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