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In Morocco …

Currently, am sitting at what has quickly become our everyday ‘table’ — an extension of the stone counter in our new, light-filled, enormous kitchen — sipping a cup of coffee and nibbling on a pain au chocolat. These things are dangerous, I think, as…

3 July 2013
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Quinoa ‘Greek Salad’

When we were in Maine, we ate piles and piles of tomatoes grown in the backyard garden. Such richness! I ate cherry tomatoes like candy (though they were better than candy) just because I could. Even when tomato season reaches its zenith in California…

7 September 2012
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My Yosemite (+ Cooking on the Trail)

[Before the knife’s edge, Clouds Rest, August 2012.] Hard to believe it’s been four weeks now since we woke up before dawn, shouldered our packs sleepily downstairs and set off for the mountains, with a brief detour to pick up a friend and grab…

31 August 2012
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Home, and Getting Back to It

[Near Golden Gate Park, February 2012.] I like to think that the best part of traveling is coming home, especially when you like home as much as I do. Late Tuesday afternoon as the plane began its slow descent into San Francisco and I…

24 February 2012