Monthly Archives: July 2015

Two for the road every Thursday afternoon to Pilates

Both Adventurers are taking a Thursday Pilates class at the Stanford barn this summer. D calls it torture but likes teacher Lisa Burnett very much and occasionally even admits that the stretching exercises are what he needs (even if not … Continue reading

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Escaping the Peninsula heat with a walk along the Coastal Trail in San Francisco

Everyone had been warned that the heat wave was coming, and the Adventurers got a taste of it yesterday before heading to watch the Giants beat the Brewers in shirt sleeve weather at AT&T Park last night. But today it … Continue reading

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Same seats, same team – but “wow” what’s that in the Cracker Jack box

Three years ago the Adventurers went to a Giants game together with little expectations (at least that’s both their story and they’re sticking to it). High school chums, they’d reconnected first through Facebook, and then over a course of some¬†phone … Continue reading

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New kind of paddling – trying out a Dragon Boat with James and Grace

It’s been a bit of a disjointed past week what with L being out of town on girls’ birthday get-together and D working a bit more than usual. But the weekend brought back increasing normalcy, amidst various catch up projects. … Continue reading

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Return to Mavericks with a stop to see the ghost at Moss Beach Distillery

The Adventurers and the Mag headed coast side this morning and were greeted, not unexpectedly by gray skies and drizzle. They parked at the Mavericks lot and head up along the bluff. They continued this time all the way to … Continue reading

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Getting the feel of sea level hiking with a climb up Windy Hill

The Adventurers (or at least L) thought climbing up Windy Hill (about 2 1/2 miles to around 2000 feet) would be a cinch given all of the high altitude hiking they’d been doing. But when it’s warm, an ascent up … Continue reading

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Walking with the ghosts at Bodie State Historic Park

The Adventurers took one last look at Convict Lake early this morning and were treated to sunshine on the mountain peaks. They then loaded their gear- and the Mag – headed towards home, stopping first at Bodie State Historic Park, … Continue reading

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