Monthly Archives: October 2018

Halloween tradition with the kiddos continues

L has been celebrating Halloween with the kiddos since Grace was one year old. Early on there was a party at the Pumpkin Patch Preschool and trick or treating in her Menlo Park neighborhood. Next chapter included celebrations at Grace’s … Continue reading

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A bit of Christmas on an otherwise gorgeous Fall walk

The Adventurers decided to walk to Tootsies for breakfast this morning, and needed to bundle up to do it. It was a nippy fall morning. After a delicious breakfast, they decided to add to their mileage by going all the … Continue reading

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Exploring a new stretch of the coastal trail with UCLA chum Ginger

While D enjoyed his art class, L and the Mag went coast side where they picked up friend from UCLA days, Ginger, for a walk along the coast. Ginger’s hotel was south of where the Adventurers usually take off, and … Continue reading

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Enjoying one last hike at Point Lobos State Reserve before heading home

Both driving down to Big Sur on Monday and driving back yesterday, it was clear that Point Lobos State Reserve is extremely popular, so much so that the parking lots fills up early in the day. That means motorists need … Continue reading

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Back at one of their all time favorite places – Mission Ranch in Carmel

Early on in their relationship, L & D stayed at Mission Ranch Inn in Carmel, but they hadn’t done so in the last few years, as The ┬áMag has been with them. They took this Mag-less trip to return to … Continue reading

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Surprising sights at Garapata State Park

Evidently garapata means tick in Spanish, and there was indeed a sign warning of the insects at the inland trail head at Garapata State Park, which would be easy to miss if not for the parked cars along the road. … Continue reading

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Getting a last look at the Post Ranch Inn trails (and turkeys)

L had the idea that the Adventurers would walk some of the Post Ranch Inn trails that they hadn’t been on previously before breakfast this morning, particularly because they’d be checking out later in the morning. They were so glad … Continue reading

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