Monthly Archives: January 2017

Catching up with the grandkids over soccer, wildlife museum and dinner

The Adventurers headed over to Moraga today first to see James play indoor soccer, a team coached by his Dad (who maintains if he was rich, all he would do is coach. We know he had a great mentor growing … Continue reading

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Checking out the new Italian restaurant

Long ago (late 80s/early 90s) the California Cafe near the Stanford Shopping Center was “the” place to go. It closed and a new restaurant has been under construction for over a year. Opened in October, the Adventurers finally made it … Continue reading

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Maggie and her friends walk LA’s most exclusive neighborhood

Maggie went on a audition today, but she didn’t know it. She went on a walk with L and D, joined by Christine and her friend’s dog, Twoley. For many years, L heard about her UCLA classmate’s walks in Beverly … Continue reading

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Trainspotting with the grand-twins at Pasadena station

When L lived in Pasadena and South Pasadena so many, many years ago, there were no trains, unless you went to downtown LA’s Union Station (which is one of the great stations in the country). But now there is a … Continue reading

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The big trucks are a big hit with the grand-twins

The Adventurers arrived at Lily and Kai’s house shortly after lunch – and just before their nap time. L had admonished D to keep the Christmas gifts in the car, as not good to excite before nap. But truth be … Continue reading

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Checking out the coast and Dinosaur Park on sparkling clear winter day

The Adventurers started their day with a walk around Shell Beach, first to the Dinosaur Park, where they met a dog who looked very much like Maggie. The Park once was the site of a huge wooden dinosaur without a … Continue reading

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On the road again, heading south on Highway 101

The Adventurers headed south just after lunch today, with the ultimate destination ┬ábeing Pasadena, where the grand-twins, Kai and Lily live with their parents Nikki and Matt. But, true to form, they weren’t ambitious enough to make it the whole … Continue reading

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