Category Archives: Living

Different kind of Saturday with chef encounter, ending with annual summer BBQ

Knowing that they were headed to church on Sunday morning with D then marshaling in the afternoon, the Adventurers headed downtown this morning, not their usual Saturday choice. But they had some stuff to buy and L wanted to get … Continue reading

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Back to the Yard where it all started six years ago

The Adventures took Caltrain to the City this afternoon, got off at 4th and King and walked the three blocks to AT&T Park where it all started six years ago today. Same seats – as always – thanks to friend … Continue reading

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Channeling the music of M-A classmates at Fleetwood Mac tribute band concert

The Adventurers agree that one of their favorite summer pastimes from the 90s was attending concerts at Frost Amphitheater on the Stanford campus. (It was also a favorite venue for riding their bikes when they were kids.) Tonight they came … Continue reading

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One last stop at The Oasis – or is it?

The hottest story in Menlo Park for the past two weeks has been that The Oasis is set to close tomorrow, March 7. The current operators, the Tougas family, says its been unable to structure a new lease from the … Continue reading

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Resuming the tradition of watching the Bruins play at Stanford

Ever since L moved back to Menlo Park, she’s been going to watch her Bruins play at Maples Pavilion against the Stanford Cardinal. For years, a former colleague who she’d worked with briefly and who was a member of the … Continue reading

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Well, Christmas may be over but the party continues

You’d have thought they’d all would have had enough. And truth is they probably have. But it’s not every day that Terri and Tom, who live in Arizona (most of the time) are in town, so it was rally the … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve is here and the festivities begin

The Adventurers met M-A friends Nancy and Rob Dell’Ergo at the Dutch Goose for lunch today, the start of their “we’re done, no let’s have some fun” Christmas festivities. They’d walked there on what was not as chilly-as-it’s-been-day and temperatures … Continue reading

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