Tuesday, June 28, 2011

more june pinks

Cibo Matto "You got to know your chicken!!" at the Hollywood Bowl, pale pink Mercedes at the library, and strawberry cucumber sorbet.

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Torrey Pines Reserve

More from the hike this morning.

gifts from the sea

First hike ever at Torrey Pines Reserve in La Jolla, just my camera and me for most of the morning. Greeted by these gifts from the sea. Seaweed, kelp, little shells, weathered wood, and I only saw one plastic bag. They washed up in perfect colorway and composition. 

Thursday, June 23, 2011

morning walk


The neighborhood looks so different earlier in the morning - the light, the morning dew, and you can see all the beautiful spider webs. Have also been on great "walk n talks" with Jennifer.

Monday, June 20, 2011


Monday, June 13, 2011

Taste of the Nation

It was Taste of the Nation this weekend. Did you know that 50 million people go to bed hungry each night and that 17million of them are children? Whew, that's a lot in a place where food is abundant. To help this cause, over 40 restaurants set up shop yesterday to help raise money. My favorites, white bean and octopus from (? not sure!) ; lime, homemade ginger, gin cocktail, with big ice cube from Ray's and Stark Bar; furikake kettle corn from A Frame, olive oil microscone ice cream from Ink, and apricot rice pudding from Craft - I think this would be a perfect meal (yes, with 2 desserts, but I guess 3 if you count the kettle corn!).

group quilt!

The lovely ladies at my sister's baby shower were game to applique the hearts for what will be become a little's girl's baby quilt. Each chose a a printed square and heart, as well as the thread color and type of stitching they would use. Also in attendance were six little boys all under the age of 5. We had them stamp their own squares for which they were rewarded with ice cream! Too cute. Now I need to finish putting it all together before July 11 when she's due!

UPDATE 6-20-11 Quilt is finished! It's SO soft and cozy, I kept finding myself snuggling up to it.


There is nothing like spending the weekend with good friends, good food, and a "cocktail height" pool.  Even better, we were told we went AWOL, which is the name of this amazing and luscious Palm Springs rental and also short for "absence without leave". Brilliant.


Julia Barbee's show Par, Through, Fumme, Smoke

Tina Linville Fiber Sculpture project and Thin Skin

The most inspiring work came out of the Fiber program this year...

may days

Carol's fiber auction, Venice Pier bikers, Little Tokyo, Legoland, and my cool spare tire!