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Finally, a St. Paddy’s Day dinner back in Menlo Park

It’s been awhile since the Adventurers hosted a St. Patrick’s Day dinner in Menlo Park. The hitch has been that it’s close to the grand twins birthday, so they’ve been out of town. Prior to the Tiki Twins coming into … Continue reading

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One last trip to the happiest place on earth

The happiest place just also might be the busiest, but we’re getting ahead of ourselves. The Adventurers took a break at lunch to meet L’s pal from UCLA days, Marguerite, for lunch at the Storyteller Cafe at the Grand Californian. … Continue reading

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The Adventurers hit the big, scary rides

The ¬†Adventurers headed out early for California Adventure with the goal of riding the Incredicoaster (which the twins are not tall enough for). L thought it looked so much bigger when you’re right under it than from afar, but she … Continue reading

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The big day officially arrives – grand twins turn 5

The twins’ 5th birthday celebration got off to an early start with a character breakfast at the Plaza Inn (another flashback from the past as it’s been there as long as the Adventurers remember although neither recall ever being inside. … Continue reading

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Birthday celebration continues with day at California Adventure

While their twins and their parents were up at the crack of dawn (well actually predawn) to gain early entry to California Adventure, the Adventurers took a little more leisurely approach, catching up with the around 9:00. The big planned … Continue reading

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Adventure celebrating grand twins 5th birthday begins

The Adventurers flew to Anaheim today for a three-day celebration of grand twins Kai and Lily’s 5th birthday (Pi Day on the 14th). Greeting them at check-in to the Paradise Pier Hotel was Goofy, a perfect companion to goofy D. … Continue reading

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Good fun, bad basketball at Maples Pavilion

L’s annual college basketball viewing is when her UCLA Bruins come north to take on the Stanford Cardinal at Maples Pavilion. This year she was joined, as usual, by D along with John and Grace, who was seeing her first … Continue reading

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