April 19, 2008
The other night Barnaby and I took a break from unpacking (yes, we are still in the throws of...
April 18, 2008
You only get one chance to make a first impression. It sounds trite, we've all heard it, but it's...
April 15, 2008
After a long hard move  from San Francisco to Seattle, nothing soothed the soul more than a fine...
April 14, 2008
Hard cider is a wonderful, bubbly and crisp drink with growing popularity in the United States....
April 13, 2008
After graduating from high school I went to Madrid, Spain. I'd studied Spanish for 4 years and...
April 10, 2008
Remember the "Freshman 20"? That's how many pounds you'd supposedly gain your freshman year of...
April 9, 2008
takoyaki
Takoyaki is one of many Japanese foods that make average Americans cringe. Literally translated...
April 8, 2008
Bamboo is one of the most commonly used plants and in recent years new applications have exploded,...
April 7, 2008
bacon cocktail
Today I found an interesting article in New York Magazine about a "bacon-infused-bourbon-and-...
April 6, 2008
It's going to be a quick one today, folks, because I am furiously packing up the house for our move...
April 5, 2008
Some people have secrets. I have one, and I'm afraid it's of the deep, dark variety. After a long...
April 4, 2008
I’m so tired my hair hurts. Barnaby and I are in the process of moving. We’ve all been there. You...
April 3, 2008
Barnaby has the uncanny ability to look into the fridge and be able to whip up some fabulous...
April 2, 2008
Its-it ice cream
I'm not talking Rice-A-Roni here, the San Francisco treat I'm referring to is IT'S-IT...
April 1, 2008
Remember those car games you used to play as a child? You'd pick something, briefly describe it...
March 31, 2008
Many people shrivel in their seats when they see the sommelier coming their way, thinking he or she...
March 30, 2008
When you land at the airport in Obregón, Mexico, as we did on our way back from Puerto Vallarta,...
March 30, 2008
No matter how hot and humid the weather, we are always drawn to the smell of freshly made tortillas...
March 29, 2008
Since we are in Mexico, I thought it only proper that I dedicate at least one blog post to the...
March 28, 2008
I'm in Mexico on vacation and have been reflecting on that fact that I've spent of about 2 years of...

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