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Oh Ojai!

It has been a very busy and challenging (get to that in the next post) year but I finally decided to pick this blog back up and let you all know about a wonderful little oasis in California called Ojai, … Continue reading

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1 year, 1 month and 1 hell of a lifestyle change

Alright, alright, alright… I’m finally getting used to living here. I’m happy to go to my very expensive and very SF apartment home at the end of a day. I’m seeing more and more people I know on my walks … Continue reading

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The truth about San Francisco that no one ever tells you – pictures not appropriate due to the content of this post

Oh San Francisco … Crissy Field, the Golden Gate Bridge, Coit Tower, Bay Bridge light installation, At&t Park, The Pink Ladies, Noe Valley, Golden Gate Park, the marina area. This is just to name a few beautiful and picturesque places … Continue reading

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San Francisco hates my car.

No… seriously… it does. I’ve had my cute little 1 series for over 3 years while I lived in LA and NEVER had a problem with it. It got me everywhere quickly and in style. It was perfect for me. … Continue reading

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Pork shoulder. Perfect for a rainy day dinner

It’s been 5 months now and I’m very much still NOT used to this weather but I’m started to get better with it. The rain gear; umbrellas, galoshes, coats – one for running and one for walking, the dog rain … Continue reading

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My new life in San Francisco…what a trip

San Francisco… what is there to say. People love this place. It’s foggy a lot, it’s got the Giants and the 9er’s – two teams I never cheated on while living in LA for over 20 years. It’s got a … Continue reading

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Squash Blossoms… stuff’em!

Again, I’ve been TERRIBLE at this blog stuff lately!! I can say, however, I have a really good excuse! This summer was a summer of change…in more ways than one. All for the better, but a lot at once. I … Continue reading

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Holy crap, I LOOOOOOVE lamb!!

I do… I really really do. I didn’t for a long time growing up. Now? I crave/need it! My fav are those little lollipop chops that are so simple and easy. Trader Joe’s, Whole Paycheck or even the meat guy … Continue reading

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Time flies when you’re debating “to juice or not to juice” …that is the question.

And really… it extends to ‘invest or not to invest’ is the other question. Is anyone else having an internal debate over the ever growing fade of the juicing? Or is it just me and it’s been around forever but … Continue reading

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First Bite of Freedom

…not really. It’s been a while and lot has been going on through the holidays and what not. But I’m back and going to try to get this kicked up again. To my few readers, thank you for you for … Continue reading

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