Category Archives: Mendocino

Amassunu

Upon a whim, while tangled in the early throes of my love affair with poetry, I purchased a lovely little book of poetry from fellow blogger Eric Quinn, of The Rag Tree. http://cathay12.wordpress.com/ Amassunu can be read in one sitting, but that would be … Continue reading

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Crunchy, salty, sweet and peachy.

January 20th is National Buttercrunch Day.  Buttercrunch is American toffee, toffee coated with chocolate and almonds, so sayeth his Google-ness.  Not to be confused, lest you irritate an Englishman, with English toffee.  Go here for a detailed explanation: http://www.thenibble.com/reviews/main/candy/toffee/toffee-information2.asp Because he is a very … Continue reading

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cream of the crop and mother’s coffee cake

Some pictures I like. Super Hoolie, Mendocino   Jewish Coffee Cake, from my mother’s recipe box.  This recipe is really easy and delicious. Cream 1 cup sugar and 1/2 cup soft butter.  Add 2 eggs, 1 cup sour cream, 1 … Continue reading

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cutting into my blogging time

This whole going to school business is cutting into my blogging time.  Do my professors think it’s easy being a blogger?  Yes, yes they do.  Otherwise they wouldn’t pile me up with essays and projects and critiques on a regular … Continue reading

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bear sign, hoofenwoofers, fun with fungi, and a Mendocino sunset

Friday, mental health day.  Only one more essay to write (the value of literature) and a critique in ceramics class and I am finished with the semester.  Turned in my final Statistics project on Wednesday.  I am so done with … Continue reading

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wet dogs and mad men

Last night felt like a hurricane up here on the mountain.  Big heavy trees swaying, swinging in the gusts.  Rain pelting the roof in fits and starts, lulling me to sleep between distracting dreams, bursts of wind-driven watery pellets smack the house like … Continue reading

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maybe

Maybe if I didn’t have a blog,  if I didn’t virtually live alone,  if I had a little more spunk,  if more friends were prone to spontaneously dropping by,  if Marty lived here,  if I threw more dinner parties,  if I … Continue reading

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