Monthly Archives: May 2016

Spring Staycation

It’s 9:00 am and I have already done two loads of laundry and put them away; made pizza dough; washed a load of dishes; swept the stairs and floor; and finally filed paperwork on my desk and put the files in Rob’s amazing cabinet. I also unpacked a box...

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Megan’s Birthday

My former boss gave me a very generous gift certificate to the Ledford House, where I recently met my friend Jim for a drink in the bar, and taking Megan out to dinner on her birthday seemed like the perfect use for it. It was also a perfect day...

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Weather or Not

Beautiful Anderson Valley The weather has been a combo platter this week. We came off a string of grey, cloudy days, bemoaned by most but secretly enjoyed by me, to a couple of hot days by coastal standards, and delightful rain showers this morning. It’s amazing how quickly I...

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Wonderful Weekend

Last weekend was wonderful, though it was also a busy one. Come along with me for a magical mystery tour of the county! Friday: Met my friend Jim after work at the Ledford House. I was greeted outside by a very fluffy and friendly black cat, and inside by...

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Mystery Cat

Speaking of cats… Remember the white cat who made an uninvited appearance early one morning, simultaneously driving Audrey insane and cutting short my much-needed beauty sleep? I have finally solved the Mystery of the Cat in the Night*. One night, Mark called me to ask if I had a...

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Family Style

We had the last family dinner at my house before the summer party season moves over to the family estate. Upcoming events include Junapalooza, where we will celebrate my birthday (4), Erica’s (5), and Rio’s (11). Like Jessica’s birthday this year, the celebration will take place on my actual...

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The Artist

Not content to create the beautiful shelving unit/cabinet (shouldn’t there be a better word for this?): as well as the original shelving unit (aka the project that started it all): Rob also felt that the masterpiece needed lighting, so I could see what was on the shelves and in...

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It’s a Beautiful Day

The sun came out after some late season showers. As usual, the ocean was especially pretty after the storm had passed: It was the perfect day to stroll along the headlands with Megan and the dogs. Megan took Star and I took Stella. Stella and I like to watch...

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