May Day

In both 2002 and 2005 I had the pleasure of being in one of the little towns near Augsburg for May Day. Instead of workers rights and civil unrest, the Germans celebrated the arrival of spring, erecting a giant may pole, serving lots of food and getting quite drunk. Today we opted to celebrate more … More May Day

Weird-Tree Fruit Sauce

Once upon a time a Girl from Suburbia, Tx. got married and moved to the Urban outskirts of Boston. After a year of bustling City Life, she and her husband moved to Not-Quite-Rural California for job opportunities in last Slightly Urban outpost before the Pacific ocean. After a year of life in West County they … More Weird-Tree Fruit Sauce


Today is Juneuary 4th. It has been cold, grey and rainy for a few days, and this trend is set to continue through early next week. This afternoon there was a break in the rain and Oliver and I picked the seasons first batch of strawberries. There were more than I expected, just over a … More yardberries!