Monthly Archives: March 2015

Celebrating a warm spring day with a hike and afternoon spent with Grace and James

The summer weather that began in winter continues into spring. Peninsula residents agree that it would be fine if it didn’t portend temps in the 90s when summer comes. For that kind of torture, L couldn’t have stayed in LA. … Continue reading

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Thigh-high greenery surrounds the Adventurers on spring hike

By all accounts, Maggie was “below ground” during most of today’s hike. Not literally but she was much below the greenery on both sides of the Portola Valley Ranch trails they took today. For such a wimpy rain year, the … Continue reading

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Taking a look at an off limits park on a lovely spring like day

L has hiked in most of the surrounding parks within 10 or so miles of Menlo Park dozens of times, mostly accompanied by a trusty canine. But one park, Foothill, she’d glimpsed once just years ago on a cold and … Continue reading

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Walking along the levees at the other end of Baylands

A lost pair of glasses took the Adventurers and Maggie to the Palo Alto Golf Course, and from their they did a loop on other side of Baylands that takes you along a path adjacent to San Francisquito Creek. It’s … Continue reading

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Sunday outing to Del Valle Regional Park – and Concannon Vineyard

D woke up thinking about a Sunday drive and that led them and The Mag to head to the outer reaches of Alameda County for a hike at Del Valle Regional Park, which features a manmade reservoir and lots of … Continue reading

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Festive dinner with Celebrity Junior Chef Mia

The Adventurers celebrated Julie’s birthday tonight with a festive dinner cooked by neighbor and Celebrity Junior Chef Mia. Gracie and her mom both watch the show and Grace had noticed Mia was from Menlo Park. Of course, a dinner had … Continue reading

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Sun, dogs, snake – walk at Baylands had it all

The Adventurers chose to walk Baylands to day for their Thursday outing. It was another glorious sunny winter day that felt more like spring, as has been the case for the past few weeks. It was also one of the … Continue reading

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