Friday in California

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A wedding is definitely worthy of a blog post–because this wedding took place in San Francisco, and we did lots of other things while out there, this post is just part 1–Friday (if I don’t give up because of the slow connection, there will, eventually, be 3 more). We all had a great day–the weather […]

An Idyll on Grindstone Island Geology


Here it is the second day of spring 2015 and the wind chill is below zero, again. After experiencing the all-time coldest month in February and with March on track for being the coldest March on record, I decided to cast back in time to last summer and then a mere billion years to the […]

The Great Undertaking


144 apples, 48 crusts, numerous cups of flour and endless hours of rolling, slicing, peeling, and crimping and the result: 24 homemade apple pies. (and a nice big pie for Papa and a crisp for the non-gluten eaters) It wasn’t an easy task signing up to make 24 apple pies for the annual Walter Hunt […]