Category Archives: Bay Area adventures

The big summer grandkid adventure begins

Son John delivered the kids (that be Grace and James) to Menlo Park today in advance of tomorrow’s getaway on what L is call the “great Santa Cruz Mountain adventure.” But the first order of business today was the meeting … Continue reading

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Escape to the coast yields a near perfect hamburger sandwich

The Adventurers went to the coast today thinking they’d check out the San Benito House as place for a future venue but plan B yielded the treat of the month. D rode along Canada Road until Highway 92, where L … Continue reading

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It’s a summer of love visit to the City (with M-A caps rather than flowers in their hair)

One of the big official 5oth anniversary of the Summer of Love events taking place in San Francisco is an exhibit of the same name at the DeYoung Museum. It’s been on the Adventurers’ calendar for some time, and up … Continue reading

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D and the Mag check out Santa Cruz Avenue’s all new look

If it’s Sunday, it means a walk to Cafe Borrone for breakfast and then shopping at the farmers market held in downtown Menlo Park. No deviation from that today, but there was a new wrinkle on the return. The two-lane … Continue reading

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Checking out the old cars and trucks at first Facebook Festival of the summer

Among the activities of this creeping to summer Saturday, the Adventurers drove over to the Facebook campus in Menlo Park at the company’s first Festival of the season. Much is made about Facebook grabbing up land, adding to more traffic … Continue reading

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Journey to the City to see painted art and artful food

The Matisse Diebenkorn exhibit at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art has been on the Adventurers’ “to do” list for some time. And as they looked at their jam-packed calendar before¬†they head out of the country in mid-May, they … Continue reading

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Keeping it cool on the coast while it heats up in Menlo

Today the forecast was for 80s in Menlo Park and 60s coast side, so the Adventurers decided to head over and walk on the bluffs from Kelly Rd to just south of the Wavecraft bird area. They hadn’t done the … Continue reading

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