Helen’s friend Lily works at the lovely new Scribe winery in Sonoma. She had us for a luncheon tasting on a rainy norcal day. There is an old hacienda on the estate, built sometime in the 19th century. It seems … Continue reading
It was a quick trip to California, sadly. I always feel I could spend years there. I have before and I will again. “Rear Window” at the Paramount. Sadly we didn’t win anything. the perfect view is from a kayak … Continue reading
My mom is the best. Here’s the bouquet she put in my bedroom, awaiting my return (all the flowers are from her garden): I just read that women have more nightmares than men, but that the scent of roses can … Continue reading
I love this song. It’d be great if somebody sang it to me, but I’m already back, so too late Come back from San Francisco. It can’t be all that pretty, when all of New York City misses you. Should … Continue reading
Acacia, the promise of spring. I love the smell, which is usually really subtle but sometimes very strong, even though the tree is nowhere in sight. Cows and happy cow commercials (even if PETA doesn’t agree). I’ve always loved black, … Continue reading
I saw this truck parked outside the bar The Otheroom (which I used to visit in Venice). It made me so happy and California-dreamy and I can’t wait until the next time I get to visit the brewery for a … Continue reading
Here is one of the best things from California that CANNOT be found in New York. How happy was I when this came in the mail for me: Yummm.