Saturday, March 6, 2010

montague book mill

Back for a whirlwind visit to mass. Wonderful to see family and some friends. Realizing how different are lives are her in California verses MAss. We have 20-something years of relationships, connections and communities there, here we are still just in the beginning stages.
It was especially wonderful to visit the bookmill, with it's grassy green tea, huge windows by the rushing sawmill river, and all the history whispering in it's walls. yes and sit there reading over all the good books..sigh, life is good.

Saturday, May 9, 2009


Here is just a few photos from my parents visit in April.......

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Josh's homebrew fridge!

Josh found this great "homebrew fridge" from the 1930's that still works beautifully! Josh sanded it down and we're just waiting for a sunny day to finish the painting and rewiring!

Saturday, February 14, 2009

Sunday, January 18, 2009


Just got back from Tahoe today. Josh's boss paid for the Santa Rosa and the San Diego office's to go, stay in a mansion, with 2 days of skiing/snowboarding. Friday Josh and I with a group of people took snowboarding lessons from this Kiwi dude who was pretty rad but kept telling stories involving tips and him being poor, think he may have been dropping hints, but still not sure. It seems these days one is expected to tip for everything, but not actually tell you this is customary.....However, lessons were great! Toatally beat my highschool days of flying straight down the mt not knowing a thing, heading straight towards the woods. We started the day off in a group of 6 from the office, I was the last girl standing until I landed on my coccyx pretty hard, then I spent the rest of the afternoon iceing my butt in the snow. Josh as usual did amazing, picking up the sport pretty quickly and somehow on his second day of snowboarding ended up on the very top of the mt (only for experts), contempalted life and death, then boarded his way down the mt.
HIw boss took all 20 or so of us to dinner sat. night in heavenly village, which was all lit up like it was still christmas, complete with outdoor skating rink covered in light up stars roght outside our restaurant. There we were educated in all thr different types of sake,
hot sake=(get me drunk quick)
cold unfiltered=milky and sweet
cold filtered=different variations, sweet or more bitter but always smooth
and I tried a raw quail egg sushi with fishroe-I'll try anything once (it was actually quite good)
Here's a few pics of Tahoe

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Rombauer Vineyard, Napa Valley

Rombauer has the BEST buttery chardonnay and their Merlot 04 is amazing!