Okay, so the transfer of cat-owner to cat-sitter has occurred. StellaBella Felinni is our new houseguest for the next three months… All the love of kittiness and parents to which she will later return! Yes. It’s perfect. But of course: a story. So we knew that Stella would really dig it on the porch; it’s […]
John had been with us for over two weeks when we finally said, “hey.. we oughtta go to Boston!” So we did. We took the commuter rail from Providence into Boston at a leisurely Noon and worked our way right into lunch at Chinatown. We at at The Pearl for the benefit of its empty […]
Making pitas was a challenge for me. I got the recipe from thefreshloaf.com but the first couple times I made them I didn’t get the full expansion in the oven until I altered the recipe some, adding a couple tablespoons of wheat gluten & a couple tablespoons of dairy (milk, but I think yogurt would […]
The good news is that everything is growing! And seemingly (without jinxing or hexing) growing well. All except the raspberry bush, which is pretty much still one ugly stalk with a couple of burnt up leaves. Of course, I don’t have a picture of that.. instead, a lovely little preview of (what I believe to […]
John Borba, our great host, took us to see the Pawsox today at McCoy Stadium. We had home plate seats in the first row, which was supergreat because in almost every other public event I’m stuck behind some sort of fathead amazon with a perm. But not this time, no sir! The only thing blocking […]
When you wake up in the morning and find this atop some other random dirty dishes in your sink, you know for sure you had one hell of a good time. Or a really bad time. Thankfully for us it was of the former, not the latter. Some of you might be familiar with David […]
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Yesterday, Justin & I met up with the MacMillans to take a good walk out along the Blackstone River in Lincoln. The trail is paved for bikes, which is nice, so I suppose technically it’s only halfway “in the woods.” It was a perfectly cool day – weather much like a normal Monterey day: slightly […]
So I just got to it yesterday, finally, after all these seeds have been sitting for the last 2 months just waiting to be sown. Justin & I took a small trip out to Job Lot yesterday and picked up some last-minute supplies, a few more packets of seeds (and of course now I have […]
I want to see this movie.