Monthly Archives: April 2015

Hot day on the last day of April drives Adventurers to the water

Looking at the forecast for today in Menlo Park – a high of 88 degrees – the Adventurers could come to only one conclusion. It was time to get Kermy and Old Yeller down from their garage storage space and … Continue reading

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Back to life on the Peninsula – and pleasant it is

The Adventurers and the Mag did one of their favorite outings, walking to the Stanford Shopping Center for lunch at Max’s and to pick up dinner at Sigona’s and Schaub’s. It was a breezy day after overnight rain. Temps had … Continue reading

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Walk along the Thames is perfect punctuation to UK/France sojourn

Some endings are near perfect. Such was the case today. The Adventurers spent their last full day across the pond walking along the banks of the Thames. Rain was forecast for mid-day but they set out with hope without rain coats … Continue reading

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Stepping back to the days of smuggling in Rye and Hastings

Today was a day for exploring the Kent and Sussex countryside with a drive first to Rye and then own to Hastings. It was fitting as last night the Adventurers took in a performance of Smugglers Tales at the local … Continue reading

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More sun and spring scenes in the English countryside

The Adventurers took the Eurostar this morning from Paris to Ashford International in England, transferring to a local train that took them to Staplehurst where they were picked up by L’s old friend Kent Barker. Kent lives in Benenden at … Continue reading

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Sunny day in Paris equals sensory overload in Montmartre

The Adventurers came back to Paris for one night and chose to stay at a brand new hotel – Maison Souquet (which has been both a whore house and residence for nuns!) – in Montmartre for its proximity to Sacre Coeur … Continue reading

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Sunny but windy day in Normandy yields good eats

The Adventurers took off on foot mid-morning very bundled up. Like at the beaches yesterday, the wind was blowing fiercely. They headed out on country roads and footpaths to the town of Port en Bessin where they would eat a … Continue reading

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