June 8

Weil Family Picnic at Sam's Chowder House

For Toby's company family picnic they have a clambake at the famous Sam's Chowder House along the shores of Half Moon Bay. It was sunny and warm in the bay area but a bit overcast along the shores especially in Half Moon Bay but that didn't put a damper in all the fun, drinks and spectacular food. We arrived at noon to somewhat beat the traffic to the beach. They had volleyball, horse shoes and kites for the kids. For the meal, it started with their renown clam chowder followed with lunch which consisted of lobster, clams, mussels, chicken, sausages, corn, coleslaw, and sourdough bread. For drinks they had assortment of beers, red and white wine. (guess what I had to drink?). It was fun hanging out with Toby's co-workers. Afterwards we headed back home via Pacifica which meant we headed through the new Devil's Slide tunnel!

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  • Shells decorated the tables

  • The shores of Half Moon Bay

  • These lobsters were alive... but not for long!

  • Have you ever sat on this bench before

  • Toby on the same bench

  • I never got the hang of this horseshoe set

  • Toby got the hang of it and got a RINGER

  • The special events area at Sams Chowder House

  • Lobsters being steamed over a bed of seaweed (I think)

  • Toby and Alan and the Weil Summer Picnic

  • The tables ready for us to each lunch

  • The lobsters all cooked ready to be consumed

  • Waiting in line to get me some seafood

  • Getting ready to devour the lobster lunch

  • Getting ready to devour the lobster lunch

  • Getting ready to devour the lobster lunch

  • Lobster!

  • Sailboats out in the harbor

  • The special events area at Sams Chowder House

  • About to enter the new Devil's Slide bypass tunnel

  • In the new tunnel