Monthly Archives: June 2016

Bird bonanza on Baylands walk in Palo Alto

The Adventurers had not been to Baylands recently, so they headed there late morning knowing that the breezes from the Bay would keep things relatively cool and that The Mag would be able to get a dip in one of … Continue reading

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Tricked by the word “canyon” on a hike that went straight up

The idea today was simple. L was going to Berkeley to interview a cyclist who once competed internationally and this year as going to participate in the local ride, Tour de Menlo. So, she googled hikes near where the cyclist lived … Continue reading

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Heading back to Bay Area with a stop to kayak in Richardson Bay

The Adventurers broke camp Sunday morning with John and the kids following shortly thereafter, each deciding to take separate routes home. L and D stopped at what’s become their favorite Ukiah coffee shop, Black Oak, where they serve the best breakfast … Continue reading

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Time for the main event – Tyler and Rachel’s wedding

So the Adventurers, John, and the kids headed over to cousin’s Robin’s beautiful property in Potter Valley for the wedding of his grandson Tyler to local girl, Rachel. The ceremony itself was held at the top of his property, a … Continue reading

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Morning walk into the town of Redwood Valley

Realizing that they’d need some lunch provisions, the Adventurers walked into the thriving metropolis of Redwood Valley, a little more than a mile from their hilltop retreat. As they’d been warned, there was not much there, there – a nice … Continue reading

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Heading north for family wedding and getting a little fun in on the way

The Adventurers headed out this morning with kayaks on the car top to meet son John and grandkids in Redwood Valley in advance a cousins wedding in Potter Valley on Saturday. (Alas, The Mag was not invited and had to … Continue reading

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Who da thunk – watching Timmie pitch in an Angels uniform at an Athletics’ game

There’s who-da-thunk and then there’s who-ca-thunk on steroids. That’s a little bit how the Adventurers felt when they decided this morning that they couldn’t miss Tim Lincecum’s return to the Major Leagues, even if he was in an Angels uniform. They … Continue reading

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