Monthly Archives: September 2014

Sunday super at Graceland, not to mention Jamesland

The Adventurers journeyed to the Montclair neighborhood of Oakland late this afternoon to have Sunday supper with grandkids Grace and James and their parents. (Dad John was chef for evening, making¬†Beef Bourguignon.) The house had already been decorated for Halloween, … Continue reading

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Surprise trip to Giants game on Willie Mac Award night

The Adventurers fell into two great seats for the Giants versus Padres game tonight, so altered their dinner plans and instead made a trip up to the yard. The game mattered little; the Giants are in the postseason and will … Continue reading

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Back at home with local adventures involving food and entertainment

The Adventurers are back at home, and enjoying home town adventures.¬†Today was a City Day, which they’ve decided to do at least once a quarter (maybe more). The deal is to take in a Wednesday matinee of one of the … Continue reading

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Last hike in the Canadian Rockies – a mini one at that

After enjoying breakfast in the Bow Valley dining area, the Adventurers packed up and hit the road. On the way out of Banff, they did a short hike called the Fenlands loop. They could see where there had been snow … Continue reading

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Hiking up to the two waterfalls in Johnston Canyon

The Adventurers hiked this morning to what is described as the most popular hike in Banff National Park. It takes visitors up a trail and along a catwalk to two falls in Johnston Canyon. While it was a bit of … Continue reading

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Rainy day in Jasper changes plans but upside is afternoon in Banff

The Adventurers awoke this morning to rain, the first that they’d had on this trip. As cold as the snow was early on their journey, rain presents its own challenge because, well, it’s wet. They’d planned to do a hike … Continue reading

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Day spent on the waters surrounding Jasper

The Adventurers decided today would be a water day, giving their hiking feet a rest. First up was an hour paddle on their own “private” lake adjacent to the Patricia Lake Bungalows where they were staying on the only log … Continue reading

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