Category Archives: Bay Area adventures

Maggie goes to church on the “blessing of the animals” Sunday

As she did last year, Maggie accompanied the Adventurers to church this morning where the Feast of St. Francis was celebrated with the annual blessing of the animals. Well-behave dogs are on leash or in arms while more skittish creatures … Continue reading

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Trying their best to be inCLUEsive

The Adventurers went to a party at friends Laurie and Jonathon’s home that was billed as “inCLUEsive” with the emphasis on Clue. The suggestion was to come as characters from the board game. They hadn’t given it much thought until … Continue reading

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It’s the annual pilgrimage to Webb Ranch Pumpkin Patch, this time with a reptilian twist

Grace and James, accompanied by Gracie’s friend Emilie, came across the Bay today for their annual visit to the Webb Ranch Pumpkin Patch. Son John and L figured Grace’s been going there since she was 11 months and James (thanks … Continue reading

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Beginning of October sees the explosion of Halloween decorations

Halloween decorations have become a big deal in Menlo Park where the front yards are easily visible from the street. That makes walking around the neighborhoods extra fun. They often get Maggie’s attention and often she’s not quite sure what … Continue reading

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Taking a journey “back in the day” watching “Ain’t Too Proud” at Berkeley Rep

When L found out Berkeley Repertoire Theater was presenting the world premiere of a new musical about the Temptations, she knew that it was a must see for the Adventurers. That group was a big part of her high school … Continue reading

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Nothing better than a sunshiny Fall day in the City

L had an appointment in San Francisco this morning that she knew would be brief, so they set out early with Maggie in tow. Once the appointment was done, they considered their options and decided to head to Crissy Field … Continue reading

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City adventure gets busted due to heat

The Adventurers had long planned an adventure in the City today, given that L had to be at UCSF for a medical appointment. They’d planned to take Maggie and do Chrissy Field or similar coastal walk. No way as temperatures … Continue reading

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