Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Peak Foliage

pics from the backyard...

In and Around The Lake...

Golden Hour

Front Yard

Red and Gold

Friday, May 04, 2007

First Hummingbird of the Season

Another sure sign that the earth has tilted correctly.

yes, I need to mow the lawn...

Saturday, April 14, 2007


Oh, revisiting the pain that was 1997... a NIN vs. Cleveland Indians mash-up.

Tuesday, April 03, 2007

A sure sign of spring...

There's this robin who hasn't learned from last year that the other robin that he thinks he sees in both the front and back windows is just a reflection -- and is not trying to horn in on his food supply or woman...

Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Eau du pew

The next food magazine that come with an perfume insert goes right in the trash -- I'm looking at you Ruth Reichl of Gourmet...

Monday, March 19, 2007

Congratulations to two of the best instructors I had at cooking school on their 2007 James Beard Foundation Book Awards nomination...

Category: Entertaining

The Big Book of Appetizers
Authors: Meredith Deeds and Carla Snyder
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Editor: Bill LeBlond
Price: $19.95