Monthly Archives: March 2017

The green of spring is everywhere at Arastradero

The trails at Arastradero had dried out sufficiently that the Adventurers and the Mag were able to do their regular 5-mile loop hike this morning. It was gloriously green and wildflowers were abundant. Cool and breezy but perfect hiking temperature … Continue reading

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Guys being stylish in their Hawaiian shirts

Good friends Beth and Mike joined us for dinner tonight. The Adventurers went to high school with Beth. They live less than a mile away but the connection was only discovered a year and a half or so ago. Fun … Continue reading

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A good hike that never leaves Menlo Park

This morning the Adventurers decided to do one of their “Lulu’s loops.” They’ve found a short, medium and long loop, and this morning added a super long, super hilly loop. They headed up to Sharon Heights all the way to … Continue reading

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Avoiding the puddles with a hike up and back on Alpine Road

The Adventurers wanted to get at least of modicum of hill work in this morning but, at the same time, avoid the mud. So they chose to go up and back the path along Alpine Road which provides a slow … Continue reading

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Cheering on the slugging songbird and her Colorado Buffaloes

The Adventurers journeyed over to Lafayette today to see Grace play on her new softball team, the Colorado Buffaloes. According to her dad, the year’s playing in the tough Oakland league has paid off. She’s gotten a hit every time … Continue reading

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Morning under blue skies, night out with the stars of Hamilton

The Adventurers’ day was very much in two parts today. Given it was a Thursday “adventure day” they wanted to do something in the out of doors, but not too much. That was because they were going to out late … Continue reading

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Slipping and sliding up and down Windy Hill on a beautiful winter morning

The Adventurers hike up Spring Ridge trail to the summit of Windy Hill and back down to Portola Valley via Hamm’s Gulch today felt more like a spring hike, even though the calendar indicated winter. The trails – or most … Continue reading

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