Monthly Archives: September 2016

Finally, a great adventure to the Santa Cruz mountains

So, the Adventurers have been quiet of late. That’s due to D’s having hurt his back (or leg – the jury is still out) working the Stanford football game at the Grove. What started as a ouch developed into a … Continue reading

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Oh, fall must be on the way with Cozzolino’s pumpkins at farmers market

D was in recovery mode this morning after his 12-hour football day yesterday, so instead of their usual walking to Borrone for breakfast and then going to the Menlo Park farmers market, they walked the shorter distance to LuLu’s, which … Continue reading

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Hiking Pulgas Ridge on a not too hot late summer day

D needed to get art supplies for an art class that is starting next Monday, so suggested we do a hike that so we could swing by the art supply store after. That suggestion led the Adventurers and The Mag … Continue reading

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Visit to Moraga to see the kids and their new school

Today was a day in two parts. The Adventurers and The Mag did a four-plus mile walk in the morning before they headed over to Moraga to see the grandkids and visit their new school. For James, it’s the start … Continue reading

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Fun party where we all wore clothes from “back of our closet”

Friends Julie and Doug hosted a fun party where we were all asked to wear clothes from the “back of our closet.” L chose a dress she’d bought during the 80s when she went to Hana a couple of times over … Continue reading

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So, you try one way and then go another when hiking in the Sierras

The Adventurers had earmarked a hike to Margaret Lake for their farewell to their late summer adventure to the Sierras. It sounded like an easy hike but it could be that the book that described it was a bit out … Continue reading

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Paddle on Lower Blue Lake and then a hike up to Granite Lake

It’s the season of the wild temperature swings in the Sierras, beautiful during the day but very brisk int the morning. The Adventurers needed hats and gloves and quilted jackets when they took The Mag out for her morning constitutional, … Continue reading

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