Category Archives: Bay Area adventures

Sparkling winter day on the coast with stop at Bean Hollow

The Adventurers had two tasks to complete today: Go coast side to visit Pebble Beach and nearby Bean Hollow State Park – and be home by 1:00 so that they’d again have heat. (Yes, it’s been out since they returned … Continue reading

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Spoiling the kiddos at Sky High

The kiddos had hardly arrived Thursday evening when they started lobbying to go to Sky ¬†High. No surprise: the Adventurers had not heard of the place. But it was a rainy day, so off they went to the Santa Clara … Continue reading

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Enjoying the barnyard animals at Hidden Villa with the kiddos

L had a purpose in taking the kiddos, along with The Mag, to Hidden Villa today. She thinks it would be a great summer camp for James, who really likes animals. On the drive out to Los Altos Hills, James … Continue reading

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Walking West Cliff Drive and stumbling on a new pathway

D had a yearning for his old surfing grounds of Santa Cruz, so the Adventurers headed over the hill this morning. Given that they were still feeling the effects of being beaten up on the 1st, the idea of a … Continue reading

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Back in the East Bay but at a brand new park, Quarry Lakes

The Adventurers and The Mag headed once again across the Dumbarton Bridge to the East Bay this morning. It might not have been their first choice, but L had left her prized quilted jacket at the Dog Haus on Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Golden Gate loop is the morning hike

The Adventurers and The Mag set out on a chilly morning on a hike that took them near and then under the Golden Gate Bridge. They’d done portions of it before, but changed it up just enough to keep things … Continue reading

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Enjoying our time at Lodge at the Presidio

Has L said it before: The Lodge at the Presidio, which opened earlier this year is a winner. The decor, the people, the views, the wine/cheese and the buffet breakfast all winners. This morning ¬†they poised for a photo in … Continue reading

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