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    Little Sugar Cookies (Befanini)

    10 January 2020

    Happy new year! We spent the first day of 2020 eating morning buns from the Bovine Bakery and walking up to Divide Meadow in the Point Reyes National Seashore, the kind of thing that always seemed like a dream when we were living overseas but which now is deliciously ordinary (well — “ordinary” when your kids are six and three. But we survived and even had a wonderful lunch at Stellina afterward.). After a happily busy holiday season it was wonderful to get out in the damp sea air and climb fallen trees and throw sticks into rain-swollen streams.

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    Saudi Days, Saudi Nights

    In Saudi Arabia the heat is baked into your skin, which is always coated with a thin layer of dust. The first month we are there a massive dust storm whips through Riyadh and…

    10 November 2019
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    Chocolate Zucchini Cake

    So much has happened since I last wrote here in the spring — our Gravenstein apples ripened, were picked and turned into pie, and are now a distant memory until next year; my little…

    29 August 2019