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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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Two more from fun night at Zoo lights

Son-in-law Matt sent two more photos. The Adventurers being ultimate shadowy and the group posing together. A fun night…                    

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Capping off a SoCal visit with evening at Zoo Lights

The Adventurers ended their Pasadena sojourn by accompanying Nikki, Matt and Tiki Twins Kai and Lily to Zoo Lights at the Los Angeles Zoo. They first stopped for dinner at the Pub at Golden Road, a huge restaurant connected to … Continue reading

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Family gathers for Thanksgiving on a hot but clear Pasadena day

All of D’s daughters and their families gathered at eldest daughter Nikki’s home for Thanksgiving, the first time the girls had been together for five years. It was so warm that they ate outside on the deck that overlooks the … Continue reading

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Taking the kiddos to see the musical Peter Pan

When L heard that the Palo Alto Players were putting on Peter Pan and that her friend Connie’s niece was playing Peter, it was a no brainer to figure out a why to take Grace and James to what is … Continue reading

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Fast forward a week plus -and it’s Gracie’s birthday!

The Adventurers keep talking about how busy they’ve been, and both did agree that October was near non-stop busy. Not all bad busy, but busy nevertheless. This past week they were supposed to slow it down but it didn’t really … Continue reading

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