Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home

I’ve been away so long I forgot how to input my photos so that they enlarge…so, don’t bother clicking on this one. I haven’t been in my blog since March. Home still isn’t quite as sweet as I would like it. My office and back bedroom are...
Back in the Land of Flowers

Back in the Land of Flowers

I thought I’d be gone just a couple of weeks but as it turned out, I stayed in Connecticut until February 14th.  I spent most of my time at the Transitional Living Center; with my sister. I had all the right clothes, but traveling from our winter, which consists...

Termites – Again!

It was a beautiful dawn over Monterey Bay and that’s the last nice thing I have to say today. Two years ago we bagged the house, had it filled with a noxious, killing gas to murder the termites, we moved into the Venetian Hotel because we were terrified of the...

The Scent of Julia Child

45,000 eggs – 39,380 pounds of flour – 5,955 pounds of butter – 5,940 pounds of sugar and 1,870 pounds of chocolate a month and what do you get? Gayle’s Bakery and Rosticceria. She’s the cook when we aren’t up to the job and neither...

Bookshop Santa Cruz

I finally had a chance to go downtown today to pick up my stash of books. I could see that the stash had grown overnight. Some kind elf, who hadn’t been available when I went in the first time, had added a few books on stroke to my collection. I’m leaving...

Why I Don’t Twitter

This is why I don’t Twitter. Here we go with my day. I checked my email and cleared spam from my blog. Then I went off to the Museum of Art and History to meet Marlene and Judy for a Cafe au Something at Lulu’s. Lulu’s has three locations and the man...