Monthly Archives: October 2014

Trying to strike some Giants gold while it’s hot

On another seasonable warm day, the Adventurers decided a walk to Tootsie’s for breakfast followed by some shopping at the Giants Dugout store for World Series garb would be a good idea. And it was. Breakfast was tasty and it … Continue reading

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Grabbing some World Series fever with a trip to the Giants yard

D started talking at the beginning of the week that he wanted to ride his new bike up the AT&T Park on Friday, the first day the Giants would be playing in front of their home crowd. To L, it … Continue reading

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Failed birthday celebration(s) photographer

Last night, the Adventurers joined daughter Holly and her friend Aaron for a birthday celebration dinner for father and daughter at Evvia. Did L think to take a photo? No. Today was D’s actual birthday and his request was to … Continue reading

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On a day the weather turned, jaunt to shopping center

Yesterday it felt like mid-summer. Today fall arrived in Menlo Park, bringing with it clouds, lots of wind, and a chance of rain. But it wasn’t cold, and the Adventurers bet they could get to the Shopping Center and back … Continue reading

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Almost birthday boy picks up his retirement/birthday present

D takes long bike rides three days a week and wanted a performance road bike. He’s been testing models from Menlo Velo. Today he picked up his prize, posing with owner Rainer Zaechelein. A long ride home was cancelled. Too … Continue reading

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Birthday tribute to the coach who got the swimming thing started

One of the coincidences of L and D’s life is that L worked for Bob Gaughran, who coached D in swimming and water polo at Menlo-Atherton High School, during the summer as a junior lifeguard. D’s bond with Coach Gaughran … Continue reading

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Scouting out the $21 million house

Just because it gave them a focus for their walk, the Adventurers went out to scout a house that’s located a couple of miles from them that’s being offered for sale forĀ $21 million. That the couldn’t quite figure out what … Continue reading

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