Monthly Archives: May 2012

Memorial Day 2012

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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Tom Wilkinson. Need I say more?  Well, if you’re not James, I probably do need to say more. I love English movies (Lisa can keep her French existential crisis movies!) that reinforce my stereotype of the English being racist, snooty, … Continue reading

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Afghan Food

Bought some (East and West Gourmet) Afghan food at the Farmer’s Market this weekend, first time.  I’m liking it!  We got cilantro pesto (made with walnuts instead of olive oil), garlic mint cheese (similar to tzatziki), kadoo (a butternut squash … Continue reading

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Mexican Astronaut in the House!

Yesterday I went with Lisa (who else?) to the very lovely Healdsburg home of Zeke Guzmán, to meet and greet José Hernández, a Chicano astronaut who’s running for Congress (CA-19) against Jeff Denham, a Tea Partier.  Now what could possibly … Continue reading

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Thank You, George Lopez

Tonight I took daughter #1 to see George Lopez, her first live comedy show.  Daughter #2 was also there, but she went with a friend.  It wasn’t the best Lopez show I’ve seen, but it was funny enough. Best line:  … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday!

Today was the 75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge.  I didn’t make it down to the festivities, but I was there in spirit.  I went to the 50th anniversary, and would have liked to continue the tradition started by … Continue reading

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I Have a New Addiction!

Genealogy.  Really. I’ve been doing genealogy for awhile, but recently it has taken over my life.  Last summer I looked up my bio father on Ancestry.com, and found out that not only had he died almost 20 years before, but … Continue reading

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