Wednesday, November 26, 2008


I should not be allowed to look at



molly beth


Monday, November 24, 2008

Cate Gets an Early Birthday!

While we will not be together on Cate's birthday, we were able to celebrate with the traditional giving of gifts and eating of baked goods. We had a mini apple cake something or other from Emily's Bakery, which was incredible, as well as a chocolate cupcake, also delicious.

For her birthday, Cate got a bike!!! woo-hoo! Those hills won't know what hit them.

Friday, November 14, 2008

Thursday, November 13, 2008

A damn fine birthday

Birthday boy and grill.

Boy grilling on said grill for his birthday.

Raspberries, chocolate, and Cate's prowess combine for a delicious birthday treat.

Showing Ferdinand the Pinata who's boss.

Transporting Ferdinand the Pinata to the Bocci Cellar - the place of his eventual dismemberment

We've arrived at the Bocci Cellar - where festivities kicked into high gear.

The attack on Ferdinand the Pinata begins!

I wear the head of my enemy as a hat!

How we spend most of our time in sc

I love our little cottage which is good since I rarely leave it these
days. I insisted on heading downtown to a coffee shop for a few hours
this afternoon only to be reminded that I never get any work done in
coffee shops because I am so easily distracted by other people.

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Blue cheese buttermilk biscuits

Farmers market again. If you want to see pictures from marks birthday
festivities, harass him.

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Farmers market

man playing conch shell on top of volvo

this one makes me laugh.

drummer on back of truck

santa cruz loves its drum circles! several drum circles formed last night, including this guy who jumped on the back of a truck. other people were banging pots with spoons. i could do without the drum circle at the farmers market, but it was pretty awesome last night.

view down pacific ave from on top of marks shoulders

parade down pacific

honking horns, high fives

gathering crowd


after watching the election returns from the quiet of our cottage and seeing the large crowds gathered in chicago, dc, and new york, we decided to check out downtown santa cruz. sorry about the crappy pictures- all taken with the iphone, this one from the back of tandem while we were still moving.

Tuesday, November 4, 2008