Tag Archives: San Diego

Carly the Christmas Miracle

It sounds like a tale you can’t make up if you tried; Our dog got loose from the pet sitter we hired from Rover, and ran four miles through the coyote and rattlesnake filled hills of Encinitas, California, before falling in a canal and floating down the swiftly moving waters of the San Elijo Lagoon …

Butternut Squash Pizza with Sage Pesto and Goat Cheese

I missed the week we had fall. We were out-of-town vacationing down San Diego way for seven days the one week we had glorious rain storms in our small mountain town. I missed days of rumbling thunder, lightning and hail that sent my kitty cats running under couches in terror. I missed afternoons cuddling up …

How to Drive a Stick Shift For Dummies

Today I had a  flashback to when I was eighteen, poor and driving the most beat up old truck ever. I think life hands you these humbling moments to give you perspective. As in this afternoon in San Diego when I embarrassed the shit out of myself by not being able to put the SUV …

Brie, Mushroom and Puff Pastry Pizza

These days it’s not out of the blue for me to drive 800 miles a week round-trip between work, work and commuting to work, working my four-day weeks 20 hours total has me driving quite a bit. After experiencing the Hells of Southern California freeways four days a week it’s no wonder on our one-week …

You’re Number Two, San Diego

Back east in Boston their big problem is nine feet of snow. I’m extremely jealous of their situation. I would love, I ache to have that much snow. Yet alas, we are in a drought situation here in sunny So Cal. I just arrived at the beaches of San Diego eighty nine miles from my …