Monthly Archives: August 2017

Friday night date night means pretty – and good – food

The Adventures proclaimed Friday night as date night and headed up to Madera restaurant, which they get to infrequently. The setting overlooks the western hills, so lovely on a warm summer evening. The food was as pretty as the view, … Continue reading

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Afternoon at the yard where the baseball gods shine

The Adventurers had long-standing plans to go to the Giants games with friends who live in Marin. L and Gail had worked together years ago. It was fun catching up but what made it even better was that the Giants … Continue reading

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Reliving “where were you in ’68-69 during the Age of Aquarius”

Chief on the agenda today was a trip to the City to see HAiR with good friends Beth and Mike. And the discussion on the drive up was ‘where did you see HAiR the first time,’ meaning the live musical, … Continue reading

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Mini road trip to Gilroy Gardens with the kiddos

Neither L nor D nor the kiddos had been to Gilroy Gardens and that’s where they headed today. The Park is known for its plants and trees (it was first called Bonfante Gardens). Most of the greenery went unnoticed by … Continue reading

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The “big kids” are in the house for the traditional August weekend

For a couple of years, this has been a “James and Grace” weekend, sometimes on a road trip and sometimes in Menlo Park. This year it’s a stay-at-home adventure with lots of adventurous side trips. The Adventurers picked the kids … Continue reading

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Heading home but not before the traditional family portraits

Since the Adventurers have been visiting Nikki, Matt and the grand twins, Kai and Lily, there is on spot on the wrap around porch were the portraits are taken. So before they sat down for dinner last night (D made … Continue reading

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Amusing (and dirty faces) of the grand twins

Yesterday at lunch, Kai leaned against the screen on the window and the result was one sooty-looking boy. Today, the kids got popsicles after their swim lessons and the result was one very grapey- looking Lily. Of course, being grandparents, … Continue reading

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