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Rainy day roadtrip

Sunday was really went and stormy, the kind of wet of stormy that makes you want to stay inside in your pajamas and watch movies while the wind gusts outside. But we didn’t do that. My whole family and I … Continue reading

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Harvesting the vineyard | Home winemaking, part I

Confession: I am a wine fake. I live in a giant wine region. I sometimes write about wine. I talk about wine with people who love wine and who make their living from wine. I’m given wine by the glass … Continue reading

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Oh, the lovely little things — a list

Oh, all those little things. I have a little love for them. I always have. I think it runs in the family because my grandma is forever giving me tiny little things wrapped in a Kleenex with its life details … Continue reading

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Emmelia Rose | Auntie Love

Meet Emmelia Rose. She’s was born just before Christmas. A little winter munchkin, she is. I am very excited to be her auntie. I spent a little time with this momma’s girl a few days ago when it was storming … Continue reading

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Going back

The other weekend when I went to visit my brother and sister-in-law in the area where I grew up, we stopped in Salinas on the way home. We were looking for a bead store and one of my favorite craft … Continue reading

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Another day in Mexico: Frida’s home and city

The smalltown of Coyoacan quickly became one of my favorite districts within Mexico City when I visited last month. It was charming with its street vendors and parks. It seemed quieter, lush and safer. We went to Coyoacan to see … Continue reading

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Five Senses Monday

Meet Mr. Belvedere. He’s my new little succulent I planted in a vintage Daily Delight Coffee mug. I bought him to put on my office desk, but this weekend he got so comfy on my home desk that I’m not … Continue reading

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