Monthly Archives: November 2016

And they’re off: Arepas

If you subscribe to the blog and receive it via email, to see the video below, click on the post tile. Not one to rest on his Santa Barbara laurels, as soon as we got home, the Sweetie booked tickets … Continue reading

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The long wait

Listen to Carly Simon’s “Anticipation” by clicking the post title, “The long wait” There must be a word for that feeling we experience, directly after a period of intense anticipation, when desire is still strong, but the waiting is over: … Continue reading

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Sound Food, it was the village: Spaghetti sauce, Creamy lemon dressing

Click on the post title to hear the Byrds’, Turn, Turn, Turn. In 1972, Vashon Island was undiscovered and incidental—the 7,000 full-time residents were farmers, commuters, hippies, or local business people. So, when an idle wife and a work-from-home husband showed … Continue reading

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Santa Barbara: Expect charm

The sweetie didn’t expect workplace charm when he started the EHR project in June; but in Santa Barbara, charm is mandatory. In 2012, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital completed the $300 million Phase 4 of their in-patient facility replacement. The hospital’s architectural design combines … Continue reading

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