30 June, 2009

30 June, 2009

Breakfast with Jane.

Having company while working.

The last Post Office run of the month.



Running into friends.


Getting to give my dad a hug. (RIP Chip.)

NYC Prep.

29 June, 2009

29 June, 2009

Getting enough sleep.

Finally pruning the fig and walnut trees.

Getting everything into 3 compost bins.

Baby walnuts!!

Finnish secrets.

The new issue of Jamie Magazine.

7th Floor West.

28 June, 2009

28 June, 2009

Breakfast at Jodie's.

Muir Beach.

Ocean Beach.

Big fish.

Bingo scratcher tickets.


The drive home.

Having Seymour back home after a doggie sleepover.

The return of London on "Daisy of Love."

27 June, 2009

27 June, 2009



My bedroom floor, sans clothes.

The smell of rice milk.

Pool parties.


Taking the scenic route.

Pumpkin curry.

Meeting P's friends.

Bowling by the beach in Pacifica.

26 June, 2009

The "snooze" button.

The neverending flow of orders from my fax machine.

The shrub with a mohawk in my front yard (the green bin was full!).



Dinner at Lulu for my other boyfriend's birthday.

Pizza with goat cheese, broccoli rabe, caramelized onions and chilis.

Lemon verbena pannacotta.

Going to bed early.

25 June, 2009

25 June, 2009


Multi-grain Cheerios.

P's mom.

Seymour and his 5-month old doppleganger.

Cherry bourbon.

Purple fingers.

Book lists.

Going to the Hotsy Totsy with Laurel, like the old days.


24 June, 2009

24 June, 2009

Smoked yams for breakfast.

Retail therapy with an old cohort.

Vintage shoes... should have bought them.

Seymour's belly.

The start of tomato season!

Jello cookbooks.

"Top Chef Masters"... I really hope John Besh and Michael Chiarello make it into the mix!

Foggy nights.

23 June, 2009

23 June, 2009

The smell of fresh cut grass wafting in through the window in the morning.

Narrowly avoiding the meanest clerk at the Post Office.

Key limes.

Caprese salad.

Afternoon naps with Seymour.

Emoji art.


P's new shades.

Justin Theroux.

22 June, 2009

Checking things off.

Apricot ice cream.

"The Princess Diaries."

Walks with my dad.

Pizza bianca with shrimp, ricotta salata, and sweet corn.


21 June, 2009

21 June, 2009

Being half a year older.

The last of the cherries at the orchard.

Croque monsieur in the sunshine.


Reminiscing with Dad while cleaning out the basement.

Breakfast for dinner (eggs with broccolini and herbs, Acme olive bread toast, fresh fruit).

Journal entries from my childhood.

"My Life of Woe."

20 June, 2009

20 June, 2009

The first day of spring!

A very California breakfast on the patio.

Homemade potato salad.

The Albany P.O..

Dogs that look like wookies.

Summer barbeques.

Watermelon and feta.

Going to bed early.

19 June, 2009

Succesful interviews.

Having my house on design*sponge!!!

Seeing P in a tie.

Terrace Park.

A schmancy dinner.

Safron-orange simple syrup.

A 2-person book club.

The Hotsy Totsy.


18 June, 2009

18 June, 2009


Breakfast burritos.


Candied orange blossom donuts.

Making headway.

Dinner with friends.

Roasted cherries.

17 June, 2009

17 June, 2009

Pedicures with my lady friends.

Printing errors.

Strawberry milkshakes.

Spontaneous shopping.


Things to look forward to.

16 June, 2009

16 June, 2009

Cherries for breakfast.


Making maps.

Cherries for lunch.

Andy Zimmern.

Doing something nice for other people.

Doggie play time.

15 June, 2009

15 June, 2009


Lazy days.

Night swimming.

Apricot ice cream.

14 June, 2009

Sleeping in.

Samosas at Vik's.



Homemade fondue.

Family time.

Dad's famous chocolate layer cake.

14 June, 2009

13 June, 2009

Our annual cherry picking adventure!

Brunch with the Kims.


Taking Seymour out for a walk and swim with P.

Double dates.


"Jimmy, Adja."

Sleepy mumblings.

12 June, 2009

12 June, 2009


"Dirty Dancing."

Weekend plans.


Scramble... where designers get tough.

Having Laurel in town!!

Watermelon agua frescas.

"Wonder Boys." Great book, great movie.

Getting to bed early.

11 June, 2009

11 June, 2009

Being liked.

Keeping busy.

Spending time with Chip.


George Michael Bluth.

Coming home at the end of a long day.

My mister.

10 June, 2009

10 June, 2009

Dropping off packages at the Post Office.

Super quick service at Kinko's.

New reps.

A clean kitchen.

Dinner with my other boyfriend.

Reassuring chats.


Chopstick wrappers.

Fellow collectors.

09 June, 2009

9 June, 2009

Making my house look pretty.

Oven cleaner.

Walnut bread.

The illusion of space.

Chinese checkers.

"Even Stevens."

08 June, 2009

8 June, 2009

Working from bed.

Taking pictures.

More lemonade.

Getting organized.

Big orders.

07 June, 2009

7 June, 2009

Alameda Point on a sunny day.

Underpriced antiques.

Brunch at Sea Salt.


Millions of dogs at Pt. Isabel.

Seymour, covered in dirt and plant debris.

Meyer lemonade.

Going to bed early.

06 June, 2009

6 June, 2009

Being lazy but also productive.

The secret to pearl onions.

Cooking for P.

Homemade frozen lemonade concentrate.

Seymour, begging for watermelon rinds.

Eating dinner on the patio on a warm night.

Mint juleps, smothered chicken with biscuits, and a summer salad.

People doing the right thing.

Finding a mate for my Menehune at Trader Vic's.


05 June, 2009

5 June, 2009

Unplanned brunch excursions.

Marketing (as in, going to the market, not PR).


Successful doggie surgery.

National Donut Day!


Watching my second-oldest friend win $12,000 on TV!!!!!

Summer nights.

*this is a picture from New York, not today, but I thought it was appropriate for Donut Day!

04 June, 2009

4 June, 2009

Afternoon naps.

Loons and cormorants.

Snuggling with Seymour.

Dinner with Dad.

Will Farrell Vs. Wild.

03 June, 2009

3 June, 2009

A day of nothing.

Rom coms.

Dona coladas.

Zucchini and corn pudding- the Camote of the summer season.

The oldest friends.

Making weekend plans.

Old people in love.

02 June, 2009

2 June, 2009

Getting 30+ packages out the door.

Afternoon naps.

Tuff Turf!!!

The "NYC Prep" preview.

01 June, 2009

1 June, 2009

Sleeping in.

Tiny yellow plums.

Hanging out at Via's with the girls.

Crunchy green grapes.

Dinner with Myles!

The look on Seymour's face when I handed him an enormous bone.

"New York Goes to Work."