Royal Flush at Lucky Ju Ju Pinball Arcadeum
While growing up I spent many hours directing a metal ball around the playing field of any pinball machine that would accept a coin. Playing too much pinball was just another chapter in the long book of my misspent youth. When I began playing the game, the (more…)
Josh checks out the first of the seven drops in Becky's Carlmont Challenge
New date–January 9th.
After a successful, or at least partially successful, test run we are now ready for Becky’s Carlmont Drop Challenge.
A large tomato at the Duchamp WInery
The seasons have turned to fall. For us, it was time for our sometimes-annual trip to Northern California’s wine country ostensibly to pick up our allotment of Russian River Valley Pinot Noir. What started as a trip that (more…)
Cocktails at Cyrus, “Grapes of Wrath” and “Ichabod’s Revenge”
Our nearly yearly trip north to wine country gives us a chance to visit one of our favorite restaurants in Northern California, Cyrus. This fall we dined at the two Michelin starred Cyrus Restaurant in Healdsburg for a third time. We enjoyed our meal at Cyrus on our (more…)
Nearly thirteen years ago Becky and I stopped by the Peninsula Humane Society to look at the dogs. Becky’s old dog Sam had just passed and though we told ourselves that we weren’t ready for a new dog; we were just looking. None of the dogs seemed right. They (more…)