Tag Archives: Summer

Beach Livin’ in Capitola

This is just a little continuation of that Capitola weekend. As the valley heats up (to 102 last night … eek), I’m feeling the pull of the coast again. Where are you escaping to this summer?

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Life Lately

Does anyone else, particularly any Californian, feel guilt every time you enjoy those early, early, early hot, hot, hot rays of sunshine or smile when you drive with the windows down because it’s so balmy and beautiful? I do. I … Continue reading

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Swimming in the falls | Costa Rica

^^ Softs water spots on the lens. Can you see the rainbow?^^At the waterfall, a list: 1. Pull off the Pan American Highway and park in a dirt lot. 2. Use the back row of the van to change into … Continue reading

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Emmelia in the grass

 Summertime. Sunset. Green grass. Bare feet. Juicy lemons. She ran circles around me, over and over and over.  

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Baby Rowan (or, the newborn who sleeps in the garden … he’s already cool like that)

I love that the first time I ever saw little Rowan Peter he was wrapped tight like a wonton and fast asleep in his crib in middle of rose bushes and a bean tower. He’s a special one, that little … Continue reading

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Camping and kayaking

We drove 45 minutes out of town and, voila: it was as though we were on a real vacation. We kayaked, stopping to water loaf and drink beer, until dinnertime. We finished cooking in the dark, and everyone spread bowls of kales and … Continue reading

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My summer manifesto

I realize we’re well into summer, but I’ve been thinking a lot about the next few weeks and how I am going to maximize all of this golden light and warm nights. Then I read Hula Seventy’s manifesto and I … Continue reading

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