Monthly Archives: June 2011

summer in my little city

Picnic in the Park at the Davis Farmers’ Market. Bless those Soroptimists for selling Sudwerk beer. Sunflowers from Diane Madison of  Yolo Bulb. Always the best flowers in the market. A flight of bubbly and crab bruschetta at Tucos Wine … Continue reading

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One thing I knew for sure when I was 21…

That Steve Barbaria would be an incredible life partner. And somehow I convinced this 23-year-old kid to marry me. On this day, June 30, in 1979. That would be 32 years ago. We didn’t think we were kids, of course. … Continue reading

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pondering

A backyard beach corner. With a mural, and sand, and sea grass. Inspired by Chip and Kevin’s yard in Monterey…we have a 5’x5′ spot, right off our kitchen that could be a project-in-waiting. A week-long retreat in October on Puget … Continue reading

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take two coffees and call me in the morning

Y’know, that title doesn’t really have anything to do with anything. It just made me smirk, and this morning, anything that’s close to a smile (and a smirk counts, for sure) is good. A few more challenges than I’d like … Continue reading

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and her name shall be “tofu”

Alex left for her summer camp job this morning. Fourteen minutes ago, to be exact. She’s driving herself. Hopefully I will only have to hold my breath for another hour and 16 minutes. Not a long drive, but a winding … Continue reading

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500!!!!

Halfway there on Coffee|Served Daily! Perhaps insignificant to the world, but a sigh of relief to me to know that I am halfway to 1000 cups of coffee, and therefore, perhaps halfway to sanity. Kate took over the blog for … Continue reading

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his name is ted, and he kind of stinks

Last night was Ted the Stinky and Reclusive Corpse Flower’s grand performance, and like good Davisites, we were there. His real name is Titan Arum, or Amorphophallus titanum. I didn’t get the phallus part until I saw it. And yes, … Continue reading

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