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Atop the world (in San Mateo County)

The Adventurers were without Maggie today as she was having surgery on her teeth [the result of which is no more teeth, poor little girl]. So they headed out to one of the many Midpeninsula Open Space Preserves that doesn’t … Continue reading

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No rain out today – just a lot of puddles

Low on mileage for the last week, the Adventurers were determined to get a good walk in today. Not needing to go the farmers market, they headed out to Ladera instead of downtown to get breakfast. The walkways were wet … Continue reading

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Catching up with UCLA chums in the City

The Adventurers headed to the City (on another rainy day) to visit with L’s friends from UCLA days, Ginger and Stan, who are enjoying a getaway in a relatives SOMA flat. The idea was to visit and have lunch at … Continue reading

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Brisk morning hike along Sawyer Camp Trail and the Crystal Spring Reservoir

A Maggie-at-the-groomer morning allowed the Adventurers to explore one of the most popular hiking trails on the Peninsula, albeit one that doesn’t allow dogs. They started out around 8:30 am, and to say it was brisk is an understatement. But … Continue reading

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Mini polar blast brings snow to the Peninsula hills -and lots of green, too

At least once a winter, the peaks surrounding the Bay Area get dusted with snow. And that was the forecast when the Adventurers went to bed last night. So it was fun to receive photos first thing in the morning … Continue reading

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City adventure finds some highs and [sort of] lows

The Adventurers headed to the City today with the main purpose of visiting the Museum of Ice Cream, which they had heard a lot about – and purchased tickets months in advance. They got lucky as the overnight rain had … Continue reading

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Walking up the hill to check out Haramara Retreat

The Adventurers awoke to cloudy skies and some sprinkles, and with nothing on the schedule did not hurry to breakfast. Aha, what they were supposed to be doing all week, relaxing. Wanting something simple and not time consuming, they decided … Continue reading

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