Category Archives: Travel

Grillin’ and Chillin’

“Does it have a grill?” “It has an enclosed backyard, DirectTV, and a view of the vineyards.” “Does it have a grill?” “It doesn’t say on the description. But it’s isolated and only a mile or so from town.” “Can … Continue reading

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…And Happy Father’s Day.

I made a silent promise to david not to blog on Father’s Day, so I’ll tell you now: it was a swell day. Started off shaky, what with the $9.99 Target wafflemaker that took 12 minutes to make limp, greasy … Continue reading

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Step Right Up, Folks!

Growing up, I had a love-hate relationship with the county fair, and I hope you’ll pardon me a bit of a therapy session before I dive into the great fun of the San Joaquin County Fair. The Greene County Fair … Continue reading

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To Market, To Market

We swung by the Lodi farmer’s market today, and let me tell you: they do it up right. Close down three blocks of downtown (which, granted, doesn’t exactly divert much traffic) and the true heart of Lodi exposes itself: which … Continue reading

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That Ain’t My Kid

Never does the idiom “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts” get driven home more truly than when one looks at one’s child and thinks, “Who IS that?” Half me, half David, and all Eliza, who is … Continue reading

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