An Ever-changing Wish List

I’ve talked before about Mondo Beyondo lists (title courtesy of Superhero) and writing it down to make it happen but there’s something new to this process that I’m discovering. It seems when looking at my gloriously long things to do in life from 2006 that I had a lot more… what’s the word… energy […]


I am something of a European wannabe. I devour books like Joie De Vivre by Robert Arbor and wonder if I will ever get to the point where I can linger over a sunny balcony breakfast of baguette, jam and coffee… instead of eating a bowl of Cheerios standing up in the kitchen or […]

Wish List: An Outdoor Shower

Photo courtesy of Calistoga Ranch

When I was young, my family and I got to tour a house in Big Sur that some friends were renting for the weekend. The house was huge (or at least it seemed that way then!) with floor to ceiling windows that looked out onto the cliffs and ocean […]

Top 10 Ways You Can Make My Day

By no means an exhaustive list…

10. When driving, if you cut me off or in any way “almost” hit me, please give a wave to at least pretend like you didn’t do it on purpose. I will do the same for you.

9. Be a super nice and helpful DMV/State employee (thank you […]

Wishin’ and hopin’

Someday I would like to own a little house on a leafy lane with a garden in the back and a porch in front. It will have built-in shelves, a swinging door to the kitchen, a hallway lined with family photos, and a dining room with a charming chandelier. The bathroom will be tiled […]