31 March, 2009

31 March, 2009

Healthy puppies.

Samosa cholla.

Having a working scanner for the first time in 2 years!

Depositing checks.


Goat cheese.

Making a mess.

30 March, 2009

30 March, 2009

Walks on the beach with good friends.

Seymour swimming in the ocean.

Sunburn-induced sleepiness.

Mint chip ice cream.

29 March, 2009

29 March, 2009

Freshly squeezed orange juice.

Being lazy.

Summer weather.

Watching Seymour outrun a 6-month old Greyhound.

Croque Madame

Freezing lemonade for the summer.


28 March, 2009

28 March, 2009

A good night's sleep.

Sun bathing.

Dagwood sandwiches.

Clean laundry.

"Definitely Maybe," the movie, not the album. Although the album would probably make me smile too, if I heard it right now.




Sake that tastes like "softly melting snow."

Concerts full of cute boys.

27 March, 2009

27 March, 2009

Sleeping in. And in.

Getting some sun

Bunches of home-grown daffodils.

Monterey Market.

Organic gummy bears.

Meyer lemonade.

Friends who leave you secret notes.


26 March, 2009

26 March, 2009

"The Tudors."

Forget me nots.

Checking things off of lists.

In a while, crocodile.

The fact that "Lost" is good again.

Smoking Popes.

"Executive realness."

Jimmy the dog.


Old Fashioneds.

The world through Kenneth's eyes.

25 March, 2009

25 March, 2009

Historical research for fun.


The Gay Nineties.

Snoring puppies.

Chocolate-covered sunflower seeds.

Dog paddling.

Simple dinners.

"Make Me a Supermodel."

24 March, 2009

24 March, 2009

Dreams of globes and former loves.

The Crabs.

Noisy birds in the backyard.

Fennec foxes.

Wild chamomile.

Living by the Bay.


23 March, 2009

23 March, 2009

Sleeping in.

Sidewalk vegetable gardens.

Chalk drawings.

Surprises in the mail.

Sourdough toast.

My new chandelier.


Black cardamom.

Chuck Bass.

22 March, 2009

22 March, 2009


California pride.


Territorial chihuahuas.

Coming home to Seymour.

Peruvian tapas.

My own bed.

21 March, 2009

21 March, 2009

Monte Christo sandwiches.

Wine tasting.


Sand dollars.

Drive-in movies.

Irish bagels.

Curative water.

IHOP at midnight.

20 March, 2009

20 March, 2009

Perfect weather.

Weekend adventures.

Opulent decor.

Kelly green.

Pink clouds.

Poems about telling stories.

19 March, 2009

19 March, 2009

Basset hounds.

Pedicures at Sassy Nails!


A clean (ish) house.

Frilly things.

Making mixes and planning adventures.

Seymour dreaming.


18 March, 2009

Lunch with old friends.

Orange blossom panna cotta.


Polka dots.

Dinner at Trader Vic's.

The Shingle Stain.


17 March, 2009

17 March, 2009

Having a few extra minutes to myself.

Finishing my taxes!!!!

Figuring out what's wrong with my washing machine.

Installing my beautiful new dining room lamp.

Spending time with my dad.

Seymour at play.

A day well spent.

Secret plans.

16 March, 2009

16 March, 2009


Popcorn roses.



"Tough Love"- the show that every single woman should watch immediately.

Rich Juzwiak.

The triumphant return of Gossip Girl!

Scrambled eggs for dinner.

15 March, 2009

15 March, 2009

Another season of ANTM: the world is right again.

Dream Fluff donuts.

Long walks with Seymour.

Four leaf clovers (see the one next to my left foot, above?).

Pantone colors.

Being inside on a blustery evening.

14 March, 2009

14 March, 2009

Nerd Power, the band.

Restaurant supply stores.

Afternoon pitchers of margaritas.


Pearl Jam.

Red balloons.


Seeing my friend Alex and his artwork at White Walls.

Having the nerve to talk to a cute, albeit boring, guy at the Ha-Ra.

The Tonga Room.

Seeing my lady friend DJ at the Attic, and getting to catch up with some old friends.

13 March, 2009

Playing fetch.


Good timing.

The Parkway.

The Hotsy Totsy.

Rubber bands.

12 March, 2009

12 March, 2009

Getting enough sleep.

Detective Mac Taylor.


Mint Newman-O's.

Mole rojo burritos and horchata.

30 Rock.

11 March, 2009

11 March, 2009

Walks with friends and doggies.

Having exact change.

Catching the bad guys.

Danged quesadillas.

Dogs howling at sirens.

"Handmade Nation."

Awkward networking.

Going to bed early.

10 March, 2009

10 March, 2009

Baking hammentaschen with Mom.

Seymour, sleepy after a long walk.

Nice emails from friends.


Keeping up my Boggle average.

09 March, 2009

9 March, 2009

Friendly postal workers.

Getting things done.


"Big Love" marathon.

Zachary's pizza.


08 March, 2009

8 March, 2009

Sandwiches made out of leftovers.


Jenn's new house- gorgeous!!

Meeting new people. Sort of. Maybe more like being in the same room as new people.

Mint Newman-O's.

"The Amazing Race."

07 March, 2009

7 March, 2009

Clean counters.




Kettle corn.

Red Pumpkin Curry.

6 March, 2009

Bruce Willis lookalikes.


Duck fat.

Fresh flowers.

A gaggle of girls shreiking about NPR.

Leg of lamb with white beans, braised fennel, roasted carrots, parsnips with pancetta, and Campari-blood orange sorbet with rosemary-pinenut cookies.


Surprising phone calls.

Going to bed before 3am.

06 March, 2009

5 March, 2009

Lunch with old friends.

Doggie playdates.

Monterey Market.

Breakfast burritos... for dinner!

Fresh squeezed blood orange juice.


04 March, 2009

4 March, 2009

Planning menus.


Braised short ribs and ginger carrots.

Pit, and other obscure 1970's board games.

Puppies in sacks.


03 March, 2009

3 March, 2009


Well-timed sunshine.

Pulis in yellow rainslickers.

Fairy rings of mushrooms.


Seymour post bath.

Croque Madame and hot cocoa.

Catching up on CSI.

02 March, 2009

2 March, 2009

Sleeping, not sneezing.


Parking luck.

Preserved lemons.

Breakfast for dinner.

01 March, 2009

1 March, 2009

Lazy Sundays.

Crab cakes Benedict.

Couples who read the paper at the breakfast table.

Rainy day discounts.

Catching up with Richard.