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August 2009

california life


[Near Tahoe, August 2009 .] Suddenly, am impatient for fall. All that previous whinge about the fleeting days of summer aside, tonight I feel ready for thicker sweaters and warmer scarves. This perhaps does not make sense given my previous sighing-over my favorite season;…

28 August 2009
gluten-free semi-vegan vegetarian

Les Oeufs Avec

[Redwoods, August 2009.] The end of summer is always sort of a difficult time — oh sure, I know there is a month yet until the fall equinox, and if we’re very lucky Northern California will be blessed with its usual spate of hot,…

25 August 2009
california writing

In August

I think when John Steinbeck wrote in East of Eden ” … and mixed with these were splashes of California poppies. These too are of a burning color — not orange, not gold, but if pure gold were liquid and could raise a cream,…

21 August 2009
california life san francisco


[From my window, August 2009.] Here, there is sun. There’s been sun for almost a whole week — minus a day ago when the fog was back in full force — and light wind and a clear sky. The sky in fact has been…

14 August 2009