Monthly Archives: August 2014

Riding the rails of the Niles Canyon Railroad with grandkids and Julie

The Adventurers headed to Niles Canyon today to meet Julie, Grace and James. They met there to ride the rail line that does occasional excursions. For L, the extra nostalgic element was that the train was pulled one way by … Continue reading

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Taking a trip back in time at the Santa Cruz beach boardwalk

Both L and D have vivid memories of teenage years spent at the Santa Cruz boardwalk so they’ve talked about going their together for the first time. Today was the day. Most schools were back in session, so it was … Continue reading

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Back at the yard with an exciting conclusion

The Adventurers meet friends at AT&T Park tonight to see the Giants take on the Rockies. It should have been an easy win for the Giants, given the two team’s disparate records. But nothing is easy in baseball, and after … Continue reading

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Testing the ocean water at Princeton by the Sea harbor

The Adventurers and The Mag headed over the coast today to do some paddling at Princeton Harbor. It was the first time they’d been there and they found a way to get a good hour of kayaking in without going … Continue reading

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Classmate lunch yields birthday wishes to another classmate

The Adventurers headed to M-A classmate Greg and partner Nancy’s house for lunch today. While there they realized it was another classmate Doreen’s birthday. Hence this silly birthday greeting photo…

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Two adventures in one day – more animal sightings on Filoli sunset walk

The Adventurers called this their animal day. After a morning spent at the Oakland Zoo, they went on a sunset hike on the grounds of Filoli and saw more animals, this time in the wild. The herd of deer that … Continue reading

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School’s looming so it’s a zoo day with the Oakland grandkids

Grace will start 1st grade next Monday, which means summer is running out. So the Adventurers met Julie, Grace and James as the very family friendly Oakland Zoo today. L has been there numerous times over the years since Grace … Continue reading

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