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Month: September 2014

Blueberry Scones

Blueberry Scones

There’s a local spot that makes really good scones except when the flavor of the day is banana and it’s almost always banana. This would be fine if I liked banana, but I can’t stand it. In fact, every time I ring the place asking […]

Spot Prawns with Cilantro Lime Butter

Spot Prawns with Cilantro Lime Butter

Sweet and rich like lobster but miniature in size. Now is the season for enjoying San Diego’s locally caught spot prawns off the La Jolla coast. We picked up a handful of these guys still alive and kicking with their waving antennae from Catalina Offshore […]

52 Weeks: 36/52

52 Weeks: 36/52

My weekly post has taken a fall from the wagon this week. It was hot and humid so there was not much getting out and about. That’s just real life. The last photo of this super short series says it all.

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Ahhh, sunset. A cool breeze would be much appreciated but instead, it was still and sticky.

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Happy hour in the ‘hood. My wine could use an ice cube or two.

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This picture accurately sums up the week: too dang hot to do much else. We are eagerly waiting for cooler temps. In the meanwhile, hope you’re all staying cool this weekend.

Hilo, Hawaii

Hilo, Hawaii

If you’re headed to Hawaii and want to escape the crowds and noise, Hilo town, on the Big Island is a nice detour off the beaten path. Hilo is still untainted by mass commercialization and retains its rural, small town ¬†feeling that makes for a […]

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