Monthly Archives: July 2010

end of summer, coming soon to a life near you

Not really, but I can see it. Today Alex comes home after her month away, working at camp.  Last night I heard myself saying “Alex and I are exactly the same in that way,” and I realized that was the … Continue reading

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davis farmers market | a little crowd, lots of color

I know everyone thinks their town has the best farmers market. I’m sure yours is fine, but you should really visit ours. Saturday mornings are for breakfast and the serious shoppers. Wednesday evenings are for dinner, hanging out with friends, … Continue reading

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rules for a wednesday (not just for dogs)

And no biting. And no whining or whimpering. And no peeing on things that don’t belong to you. And it will be a good day in the midst of a good week for all. (Point Reyes Station CA)

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the secret to a happy marriage: oyster pizza

Not just any oyster pizza. Oyster pizza from Osteria Stellina in Point Reyes Station. Drakes Bay Farm oysters with Strauss cream braised leeks, lemon thyme and parsley. On a thin (and I am certain, quite perfect) crust. Here’s the deal. … Continue reading

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a bounty of two…

Steve’s tomatoes came in and I was pretty sure we had a bounty. I am not so well-schooled in this homestead stuff, but I decided this would be the perfect opportunity to make and can salsa…it would fit nicely with … Continue reading

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five good things | tour de france edition

Y’all know I love the Tour. In fact, I am shocked that other families don’t spend the summer gathered around the tv for multiple hours (in the mornings for the live broadcast and at night for the reprise…though DVR has … Continue reading

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made it

Two deadlines met, one extended. Tempers tempered (mine). Clients cajoled. Dog chased.  Neighbor visited. Dinner party delighted. And margaritas. There were margaritas. That was yesterday. Today, a six client email-flurry before 7 am. Ah Thursday, I am so ready for … Continue reading

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