Category Archives: Family

Overnight in Moraga turns into Menlo stay

The Adventurers and The Mag headed to Moraga today to stay overnight with the kiddos while Julie celebrated her 40th birthday with a getaway with John. First on tap was watching James play the final indoor soccer game of the … Continue reading

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It’s a girls together/boys together morning

Let’s just say that when Julie warned us that Grace and James were getting on each other’s nerves as the winter break lingered on, she was correct. There’s been a bit of squabbling off ¬†and on during this stay. So … Continue reading

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Trip to Target to complete Christmas with gift card buying

The morning started as it often does with Grace and L taking Maggie for a walk. Love the shadows from the low winter sun. While D headed out for an afternoon of marshaling at the Stanford Golf Course, L took … Continue reading

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The holiday fun continues with a trip to San Francisco Zoo

The Adventurers travelled to Moraga this morning to pick up grandkids Grace and James for a two-day overnight while they were on winter break. As they headed north on 280 and than 101, the idea of going to San Francisco … Continue reading

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And finally it’s Christmas! Call if a wrap for 2017

The day started just after sun up for the Adventurers when they headed to Moraga to see what Santa had brought Grace and James as well as deliver their presents. The kiddos were pretty keyed up and, to be honest, … Continue reading

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Birthday celebration ends with traditional crab feast

When L first moved back to Menlo Park and John was a teenager, the birthday tradition with her parents was to have a joint celebrations of their two birthdays, always with a crab feast, given that the delicacy would have … Continue reading

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Visiting Santa with the kiddos at Stanford Shopping Center

Hands down the Santa at the Stanford Shopping Center is the best. Gracie has been visiting him since she was one year old and most of the subsequent visits L has attended, missing last year because she was in New … Continue reading

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