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  • How Much I Love Food

    How Much I Love Food

    Nov 28, 2011 2:51


  • The Lindberg Wedding

    The Lindberg Wedding

    Nov 18, 2011 1:52


    We took a trip south last weekend for Robin and Dan’s wedding in the tourist enclave of Solvang, which happens to also...

  • Johnny JumpUp

    Johnny JumpUp

    Nov 6, 2011 8:04


  • Bail Out My Student Loan

    Bail Out My Student Loan

    Nov 4, 2011 10:56


    This really irks me.  I had a bit of a rant in 2008 about the federal government bailing out delinquent home owners (Bail...

  • The Man In The Rockefeller Suit

    The Man In The Rockefeller Suit

    Nov 3, 2011 14:31


    The Man In The Rockefeller Suit, Mark Seal Rating:   I kept having to remind myself that this is a non-fiction...

  • First Halloween

    First Halloween

    Nov 1, 2011 20:18


    Lisa had been waiting for months to dress up Lilia in the koala outfit she bought online, Halloween finally gave her the...

  • The Young Wedding

    The Young Wedding

    Oct 30, 2011 19:15


    The big day finally arrived yesterday: Luke and Katrina’s wedding.  Carol found a brilliant old ranch in central Healdsburg...

  • The Rehearsal Dinner

    The Rehearsal Dinner

    Oct 28, 2011 11:12


  • Sweet Potato Machine

    Sweet Potato Machine

    Oct 28, 2011 11:05


  • Davis Bordessa

    Davis Bordessa

    Oct 28, 2011 10:13


    Wednesday morning when I woke up for work I had a text from Jacque that she had sent at 3:48AM: her water broke!  Yesterday...

  • This Is Arnold, Your Instructor…

    This Is Arnold, Your Instructor…

    Oct 26, 2011 8:23


    Triple J – undoubtedly the best radio station known to man – has been playing this dubbed Arnold Schwarzenegger...

  • Cadillac Desert

    Cadillac Desert

    Oct 25, 2011 7:34


    Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water, Marc Reisner Rating:   Brooke Bakker put me onto...

  • More Swimming

    More Swimming

    Oct 15, 2011 22:41


  • Morning Photos

    Morning Photos

    Oct 15, 2011 15:13


  • Only In Africa

    Only In Africa

    Oct 13, 2011 17:36


    Credit to Chris Taylor for this piece of craziness

  • Muir Beach

    Muir Beach

    Oct 8, 2011 20:48


    Lilia and I had a solo day together today, we took a bit of a hike on the Owl Trail between Muir Beach and Slide Ranch in-between...

  • The Bordessa Pig

    The Bordessa Pig

    Oct 4, 2011 20:39


    When I was a kid a pair of my parents’ best friends – The Jarvises – bought a small ranch (farm) in Yankalilla, a rural...

  • Sarah Drops In

    Sarah Drops In

    Oct 3, 2011 19:56


    We had a bit of an unexpected visit this weekend: my cousin Sarah was on her way to Wisconsin and then Miami for business...

  • Cabin With The Garcias

    Cabin With The Garcias

    Sep 26, 2011 14:56


    We just spent what was probably the last weekend of summer weather at the cabin with the Garcia family: Che, Ally, James...

  • Hot Weather Sunrise

    Hot Weather Sunrise

    Sep 26, 2011 14:22


    With the hot weather last week the haze in the Central Valley made for some brilliant sunrises.  The San Francisco Bay...