Monthly Archives: December 2016

Hiking and a bit of sightseeing on coast heading to Big Sur

The Adventurers wanted something a bit less ambitious today, so they headed south to an are called Carmel Meadows that neither of them had ever explored. Parking at Monastery Beach (otherwise known as Mortuary Beach due to its dangerous riptide), … Continue reading

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Visit with classmate and long, scenic walk on the Monterrey Peninsula

The Adventurers aren’t sure if it’s an actual New Year’s tradition, but for the second year on the row they find themselves in Carmel for the New Year holiday, accompanied by The Mag. Their first stop today was in Carmel … Continue reading

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On a new restaurant role with a quick stop at the British Bankers Club

The Adventurers had a cocktail party to attend in Menlo Park tonight and figured that it was a good opportunity to check out the newly-reopened British Bankers Club, a Menlo Park icon that’s been shuttered for three years. (A longer … Continue reading

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Checking out Tru Food Kitchen at Stanford Shopping Center

One of L’s friends told her about the new restaurant at the Stanford Shopping Center called Tru Food Kitchen, a kind of mini chain that features fresh, sustainable and all that other stuff so popular today. Given that they both … Continue reading

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Exploring the other side of Arastradero Open Space Preserve

The Adventurers were reluctant to get out too early this morning given the frosty conditions. But the clear skies motivated them, along with Maggie’s nagging. (She’s not called naggy Maggie for nothing!) Ao they ventured out to Arastradero Preserve, but … Continue reading

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Three generations gather for Christmas dinner

Good friends Cathy and Mike once again hosted Christmas dinner that combines three families – Mike’s adult kidsĀ and grandkids, friends Terye and Jacob’s adult kids and grandkids, and L’s adult son John, wife Julie, and grandkids Grace and James. And, … Continue reading

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It’s a frosty Christmas morning in Moraga

The Adventurers headed out before dawn this morning to celebrate Christmas with gift giving and breakfast at Grace and James and their parents’ home in Moraga. It’s the Getze family’s first Christmas in their new home. And it proved to … Continue reading

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