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Discovering a new trail that’s pretty even with smokey skies

The Adventurers and the Mag set out this morning for a short but pretty hike on a new-to-them trail in Thornewood Open Space Preserve, one that makes a lot more sense to them. Instead of starting off of Hwy. 84 … Continue reading

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Seeing San Francisco through clouds of smoke

The Adventurers had planned to go to San Francisco today on a number of home-related errands, well in advance of the devastating fires in Butte County that is causing the Bay Area to be shrouded in smoke. They left Maggie … Continue reading

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And Gracie turns 11 – how can that be?

Wasn’t it just yesterday that Chris and I got the call that Grace was about to be delivered? Alas, it really was 11 years ago today. So, it was back to Moraga to celebrate with Grace and parents and Pop … Continue reading

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Annual visit to the Webb Ranch Pumpkin Patch is the highlight of the day

The kiddos have been going to the Webb Ranch Pumpkin Patch since they were half the size of the corn stalks that pepper the the area. And today they returned. But that would make it seem that was the only … Continue reading

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Getting a taste of the backroads of the Santa Cruz Mountains

This afternoon D had a job refereeing a water polo game at Cabrillo College and L went along for the ride. Through the wonders technology, the suggested route was not over Hwy. 17 to Hwy. 1 and then south, but … Continue reading

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Taking a walk on a new-to-them section of the Bay Trail

The Adventurers headed north this morning in order to walk at the new-to-them section of the Bay Trail that starts just south of SFO. The fog had lifted enough that they could see the planes taking off, the smaller craft … Continue reading

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Baylands hike on a smokey Labor Day

The Adventurers decided they had two choices today: head out to some semi-distant place for an all-day outing or hike close by and see Crazy Rich Asians in the afternoon.They choose the later and were glad they did. The wind … Continue reading

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