Monthly Archives: March 2011

A WRINKLE IN TIME *

A WRINKLE IN TIME * This past weekend began with the best of family gatherings in Carmel as planned, and continued the next day with another family gathering of a different sort, but also good because it was family. Here … Continue reading

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ENTICEMENT

What’s the hardest thing about picking up and moving far, far away? Hands down. No contest. And there’s Sean, a senior now at Sonoma State, grown ever so big and wise from that little boy I so loved, and Sam, … Continue reading

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WHAT THEY DID OR DIDN’T TELL US

WHAT THEY DID OR DIDN’T TELL US Yesterday, once again I found myself in the kitchen exclaiming – Mom, what did you MEAN by a “handful”? What’s a “slow” oven?  Were you cooking with wood? There have been so many … Continue reading

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JOHAN’S JOURNEY

JOHAN’S JOURNEY I’m home this weekend from work on the Big Sur coast because the south end of the highway, now, is covered with rocks and boulders and mud. And it all happened at just about the spot I was … Continue reading

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PUDDING

There is nothing better than comfort food. Our favorites are grilled cheese sandwiches and creamed chicken and peas over biscuits.  Not your typical health food, but YUM. We normally aim for healthy meals, but there is something to be said … Continue reading

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THE HIMALAYAN MUSK

What with the peach blossoms and the crabapples and the flowering quince, I must admit I’m getting restless for the roses. I know I’m getting ahead of Mother Nature here but it’s been on my mind and rather than continually … Continue reading

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HOME

When I was caught in the storm this past weekend, unable to pass through the 60 foot gap in the Big Sur highway, the Post Ranch Inn kindly gave me a room for two nights, and I use the word … Continue reading

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