La Jolla, Pelicans and More

I moved this site from WordPress to Drupal back in early 2010.  This weekend, in what turned out to be the proverbial busman’s holiday, I migrated the site back to wordpress.  The reasons why, and the details of how remain for a separate post. To inaugurate the new site, here’s an entry with some photos … Read more

Desert Near Blythe in HDR

On our way home from a business trip last month we spent a day exploring the desert south west of Blythe, California. We were looking for geodes and other interesting rocks.  That, and indulging in our love of roads that barely qualify for the name!   The stark beauty of the desert never fails to … Read more

Black Midnight Cake with White Mountain Frosting

I was making supper for the moms in my family and thought, too bad nobody thought about dessert.  Then I thought, hey, wait a minute, I’m the one that’s cooking tonight! A few minutes later I had found the recipe for Betty Crocker’s Black Midnight cake with White Mountain frosting. It looked like a great … Read more

Spring Flowers

What says spring better than flowers? Here are some of my favorites from the Elizabeth Gamble Garden Center in Palo Alto, taken in early April 2011. A larger selection is available on my Flickr site: Spring Flowers.