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Date Day: Part Three* — Downtown Santa Cruz

Things to do in downtown Santa Cruz on a Saturday evening: Admire the gorgeous lamps at Om Gallery. Have a tikka kebab and samosas and pomegranate juice for dinner at Khyber Pass, then some Princess Torte for dessert at Hoffman's…

Recipe: Celery and Potato Soup

The lovely Ms. P. posted some celery and potato soup yesterday and it looked so delicious I made my own. First time! So good! Celery and potato soup 2 slices bacon *** or *** 2 T butter or olive oil…

Happy Canada Day!

Summer Colour Week on poppytalk -- today is red + white for Canada Day -- have a cupcake!

It’s Green day!

Summer Colour Week on poppytalk I finally found my pluots at the farmers market yesterday! I have been waiting for so, so long for them to show up. [For the unacquainted: pluots are a DELICIOUS plum-apricot hybrid. Try them. You…

The state of my garden, May 2010

Roses, check. Spanish and Provencal lavender, check. Grapes, check. [This is their third year. Last year they fruited for the first time and were so, so close to being ready for me to eat, then we went to Portland and…

Gardens on my block

There's a house on the corner with a little white picket fence and the sweetest garden that I've been admiring since we moved here. I recently properly met the owner at a meet-up a mutual friend puts together -- very…

Transamerica sunset + headshots at Crown Beach

It is freakin' WINDY today. I continued census training today on the base, which is this big swath of concrete on the end of the island, which allows the wind to sweep right across at maximum velocity and I rode…

Date Day: Natural Bridges, March 25

Finally getting around to the travelogue for our drive down to Santa Cruz a few weeks ago. I figured I'd better get to it because we went again on Saturday and I don't want to be two road trips behind.…

Nada, nada, nada

Busy bee, lots and not much going on. Tomorrow night is The Wizard of Oz at the local theater. Too bad the glittered shoes I made for Halloween fell apart, but I'll probably throw on the gingham if it's not…

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