Monthly Archives: April 2014

Buying Art

Sunrise Sunset

I’ve never thought about buying art in the same way I’ve never worried about the price of gold or considered real estate in St. Bart’s–it’s a rich man’s hobby.  I thought that to buy art you had to be nursing

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Two Fine Buildings


We were talking about Sonoma last week but let’s move south a few miles to that hilly peninsula between the white-capped Pacific and the chilly shark-infested waters of San Francisco Bay.  Yes, the city with famous bridges and famous cable

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Oh Gee, Where’ve I been?

Sonoma G

G is for go go go.  Sometimes you have to step away from your surroundings to know where you are.  How can we stretch out this metaphor?  Climb a tree to see the forest?  Take off your glasses to see?

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Vroom Vroom!

N2 riding fire truck

Following up on vintage Tonka trucks, I finally released the last hidden truck to Number Two.  He got three for Christmas and the fourth, a huge fire truck, would’ve been lost in the excitement.  But this weekend, as I cursed

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Plus One Beer, Minus One Chicken

Smoked wheat in glass

Life’s about balance, right?  Yesterday I got to bring the beer I’d brought to life a little over a month ago.  I was so excited to taste it that I forgot to refrigerate it, something I only noticed halfway through.

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Train Coming!!

N2 and trains

Right now there’s a lot of excitement in our house about trains coming.  Well, most of that excitement is radiating from the shortest resident, The Boy aka Number Two.  With his bat-like hearing he can pick up the faintest ring

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