Becoming My Own Best Self

Making bread

Starting again with Nancy Silverton’s starter born of organic grapes. Trying to make whole wheat bread (from Trader Joe’s white whole wheat flour) as good as the demi-miche I buy at TJ’s. After three days of feeding the starter (Silverton…
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And So the Clock Ticks…

≈ Dear Friends… One of the curious–surprising, unsettling, discomforting–things that happens when the years have mounted on top of you (I can feel them on my back, it’s why I walk bent over, terrible) is that you become aware of…
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“Choices:” Hefty Word

Our Meyer lemon tree (organic goes without saying in this part of the world) is studded with gold. It is an enormous tree and bears hundreds upon hundreds of fruits. Early spring is citrus season, and Santa Cruz is dappled…
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