Here, There, and Everywhere

Call me crazy, but I think it’s just spring fever that’s making me unable to focus on one project at […]

The Rough and the Smooth

In the last few days, the postman has rung the doorbell to deliver some fabulous stash-building additions – as if […]

Sick of Being Sick

Still sick… a full week and counting. Back to the doctor tomorrow if I can’t shake this lung-rattling cough by […]

Hacking and Wheezing and Sniffling

I don’t get sick very often, but when I do it’s as if my body is determined to make up […]

Confessions of a Cheating Knitter

What you see above is the back of Berroco’s Lotus cardigan, which I started over the weekend. See, the Lizard […]

Hellebores and Hardenburgias Galore

Camera in hand, I stroll the grounds of my little patch of northern California dirt and am astonished to discover […]

We Be Jammin’

A veritable avalanche of ripe citrus fruit littering the kitchen counters, filling baskets and bowls, appearing in recipes and cups […]

Here Comes The Sun

I keep looking out my office window toward the garage and back garden, and bemoan the absence of blooms. With […]

Singin’ in the Rain

Today is my beautiful sister Jenny’s birthday. She is forty-…. well, four years younger than I am, which makes her… […]

Never Met a Chocolate I Didn’t Like

Last week I flew down to San Diego for the 33rd Winter Fancy Food Show. Just my luck that the […]

Sunshine on a Rainy Day

These are the first eight of what will eventually be 24 or 25 (depending upon layout) for the Lizard Ridge […]

When Life Hands You a Lemon… Or a Lime…

The rain let up long enough this morning for me to run outside and pick some of the ripe citrus. […]

It’s Raining, It’s Pouring…

Oh. My. God. The fountain is overflowing, and the pool is almost spilling over its edge, too. Winds up to […]

Happy New Year

One goal (and I’m not much for New Year’s resolutions, to be honest) is to make 2008 a better year […]

Autumn Color

I finally brought my camera along on my early morning walk to capture the fall color. For those who live […]