30 November, 2009

30 November, 2009

Teenagers with hickeys.

The neighborhood.

Getting things done.

Healing well.

Mac and cheese with tuna and spinach.


"Gossip Girl."

29 November, 2009

29 November, 2009

Corn pudding.

Watching Seymour dream.

Jenn's carnitas and ginger scones.

Seeing the bros.


Golden hour walks.

The internet.

28 November, 2009

28 November, 2009

Sleeping till noon.

Having the pool to myself on a blustery day.

More leftovers.

Cranberry sauce.

Bad movies.

Snuggling with Seymour.

Buying presents.

27 November, 2009

27 November, 2009

Going back to bed and finding the bed still warm.

Seymour and Teddy.



Being cozy on a rainy day.

Wild rice.

Boxes of goodies.

26 November, 2009

26 November, 2009


Sweet potatoes.

Making meringue.

Fantastic Mr. Fox!


The best meal of the year.

Strawberry pie stories.

Being completely stuffed.

Getting into my jammies.


25 November, 2009



Cranberry sauce.


Nettle and ricotta pizza at CP Cafe.

The Outfield.

24 November, 2009

24 November, 2009

A four cocktail lunch with Louisa and Tom.

Cubano sandwiches.

Evelyn Champagne King.



Seymour sleeping on my feet.

Purging old clothes.

Being handy.

23 November, 2009

23 November, 2009

Pretty things.

Lucky Charms.

The cutest dog on earth.


Mountains of potatoes.



Big plans.

Getting to bed earlier.

22 November, 2009

22 November, 2009

Gordon Ramsey.

Exploring the Albany Bulb.

Lucky Charms.


Ladies' night with Jenn.


21 November, 2009

21 November, 2009

Walking on a crisp, clear morning.

Brunch at Camino.

Gin Bloody Marys.

Sassy Nails.

Afternoon naps.


Baby otters.

Mary Queen of Shops.

20 November, 2009

20 November, 2009

Sleeping late.

Hot cereal on a cold day.

This season of Survivor. Holy moly!


The sun coming out.

Public transportation.

Locally foraged foods made into a seven course dinner.

Meeting new and interesting people.


Peeking at other people's groceries.

19 November, 2009

19 November, 2009


Pretty things.

Dad's raspberries.

Exploring with Seymour.


Salted caramel ice cream.

Having a movie theater to yourself.

Going to bed early.

18 November, 2009

18 November, 2009

Packing tape.

Honeycrisp apples.

Small world stories.




More "Glee."

Breathing through my nose.

17 November, 2009

17 November, 2009

The Meadows.

Having florists compliment me on my selection.

Birthday lunches.


A helpful dad.

Hot tea.

The internet.


This video.

The smell of chimney smoke and wet pavement.

16 November, 2009

16 November, 2009


"Bored to Death."

Doing work with friends.

Parker Posey.

Making plans.

Chef Academy.

"Gossip Girl."

Evan Dando.

15 November, 2009

15 November, 2009

Mutual cancellation of plans.

Jammie days.

Christy's sea salt caramels.


Seymour, the Snuggler.

Clean counters.


Breathing through my nose, if briefly.

14 November, 2009

14 November, 2009

Sleeping in.

Figuring out how to get Seymour to take his meds.


Being cozy.

Leftover polenta, chorizo and butternut squash.


Breads of India on a cold night.

Mission of Burma. Still ruling.

Concert buddies.

More coziness.

13 November, 2009

Alpaca hats!

A clear day on the coast.

Sweet corn tamales.

Napping with Jane.


A quick drive home.


Hot fudge.

Being home.

12 November, 2009

Friendly vets.

Baby perella lettuce.

Goateroni from the Cafe Rouge market.

Cooking for friends.

My new cocktail (the "Out Like a Lamb") with smoky chorizo crostini.

Hating things that everyone likes.

Lemon mascarpone tart.

Good company.

12 November, 2009

11 November, 2009

15 pounds.

A day off.


A clean house.

P'tit Basque.


Not having to spend the night.

CSI crossovers.

10 November, 2009

10 November, 2009

Visiting Richard.

Finishing errands.


One hit wonders.

Grapefruit with brown sugar.

Velocity Girl.

09 November, 2009

9 November, 2009


Getting work done.

The Mad Men finale... so amazing!

Fried eggs atop everything.

Seeing the Pixies perform "Doolittle" live at the gorgeous Fox Theater.

Getting home early for a change.

08 November, 2009

8 November, 2009

Sleeping in.

Lunch with friends from the south.

Smoked yams.

Afternoon naps.

The golden hour.

The Embracadero Center on a Sunday night.

Vicarious dating.

Being a responsible citizen.

A perfect half moon.

07 November, 2009

7 November, 2009

Lazy mornings.

Seymour, finally figuring out the game of fetch after three years.

Roasted veggies with polenta.

Rediscovering clothes in my closet I haven't worn since high school.

Devo again! (This time performing "Freedom of Choice.")

Jason's hospitality.

Horoscope guessing.

Being sneaky with drinks.

Queen Latifah.

6 November, 2009

Rainy day activities.

Feel good movies.

Snuggling with Mr. S.

Broccoli rabe.

Ladies' nights.

Seeing DEVO perform "Are We Not Men...?"



05 November, 2009

5 November, 2009

Chamomile tea and girl time.


Fall produce.

Finding my mom.

Perfectly cooked lamb.

New coats.

Quiet evenings.

04 November, 2009

4 November, 2009

Inexpensive autowork.


The smell of grapefruit on my hands.

Big bowls.

Imagining lemon tarts.

Landscape designs.

The cocktails at Flora.

Reality checks.

Good friends.

03 November, 2009

3 November, 2009


Running into friends on walks.

Celebrating National Sandwich Day.

Summer weather in November.

Filling up my week.

Pretty books.

02 November, 2009

2 November, 2009

Eggs with sorrel and herbs, and toast with nectarine jam.

Making it through the phone call list.

Afternoon naps.


Halloween costume trends.

Gossip Girl.

Lemon thyme.

01 November, 2009

1 November, 2009

The best bacon gruyere scone ever.

An all around awesome brunch at Square One.

The Burbank airport, again.

EBMUD tap water.

Being home with my buddy.

Seeing pictures of my friends' Halloween costumes!


31 October, 2009

Getting to see Jane, no matter how briefly.

Surprising phone calls.

Short flights.

The Burbank airport.

Cheese tasting.

Avocado, grapefruit and fennel salad at Flore.

Sea salt caramels.

Piano arrangements of Michael Jackson hits.

Superheroes and princesses.

Getting the VIP discount at Wendy's.

Seeing Myles' new musical!

"Just One of the Guys."

Seeing all my LA peeps.

Catching up with Leah.

Cherry Starburst.