All useful information (well, maybe a little TMI), right? Although it seems to me that first sign comes way too soon (unless you brought an aspirin synthesizer kit with you on your hike) and the second one comes way too late.
A grownup is a child with layers on. ~ Woody Harrelson To make a full-blooded puff pastry, you need time, you need patience, and you need precision. It's all about the lamination: it's all about building up the layers of butter, dough, butter, dough; as the butter melts, it creates steam, and that brings up … Continue reading What Layers Mean to Me
Q: Campfire Tales, you talk so much about trees, I'm inspired to make a difference, but I don't know where to start. Can you please help? A. My pleasure! Below are three comprehensive links to get you started. This contest, put on by Save the Redwoods, is a genius way for parents and kids to … Continue reading 3 x You = 22
It's one thing to have a nightmare, like the one I suffered for years of that woman on roller skates who skates menacingly towards me until she's just about to reach me, then is suddenly transported to the far end of the rink and starts coming at me again, over and over... ugh. I'd rather … Continue reading Tale of a 4th Grade Nightmare
Over the weekend, Cindy and I enjoyed our first hike together since... well, we don't need to revisit that, right? (If you missed it, you can catch up at this post.) We hiked the bluffs over a Marine Reserve near Moss Beach: Quick quiz. Can you identify everything the sign forbids? (Better hurry, because here … Continue reading Thank You for Your Cypress
My memories of Easter Sundays include two "traditions": Attending church. Not at the usual house of worship, however. Due to the spike in attendance, Easter service required being held somewhere with larger capacity: our local Seventh Day Adventist church. They didn't use their sanctuary on Sunday; we needed the upgrade. Win/win. Bad weather. Even though … Continue reading Spring Check-In