Easter

Bacon and Egg breakfast sandwiches, Church, Grilled leg of lamb, Easter egg hunt, Movie on the couch, Bike ride, Quesadillas and soup, Game of Thrones, perfect Easter day.

  • April 20, 2014

Bottega Gran Fondo

Maureen and I rode 42mi and climbed 3,000ft with the who’s who of US cycling. It was the inaugural Bottega Gran Fondo hosted by Chef Michael Chiarello.  We registered on Saturday and met a few of the celebrities… fun to…

  • April 14, 2014

Chiarello Polenta

Eight of us went to Michael and Eileen Chiarello’s home in St. Helena to enjoy their famous ‘Polenta Party’.  What a great experience.  Eileen is on the board of directors for Connolly Ranch in Napa and they donated this dinner at an auction…

  • March 16, 2014

Haq, Sutton, Hatch

We had a great day of wine tasting.  Cade, St. Clement (with a Sunshine Market picnic), Spring Mountain Vineyards. Cade was by far the most impressive.  The wines are fantastic and the whole experience was very well thought out.  Start…

  • March 16, 2014

Maureen’s Birthday Dinner

We had a dinner party to celebrate Maureen’s birthday.  10 adults and 8 kiddos.  It was a blast. Appetizers – Laine brought some charcuterie and Tracy brought some homemade Epi bread First Course – Bistro Jeanty cream of tomato soup…

  • March 2, 2014

Walking on the Moon

We went to Alston Park for a walk and the boys started this funny dance.  I filmed it using the high speed mode of the new iPhone 5S.  Maureen called it a Moon Walk.

  • October 20, 2013

Connolly Ranch Auction

Maureen and I went to the charity auction at Connolly Ranch and had an absolute blast.  Over-spent of course, but it was for a good cause.  The ranch is only about half a mile from our home, so we just walked…

  • September 8, 2013

Fremont Diner – Sonoma

Went to breakfast at the Fremont Diner in Sonoma with Bruce, Danny, Luc and Melody.  Shrimp & Grits, Brisket and Potato Scramble, Biscuits & Gravy, Pancakes, Waffles, Apple Doughnuts,  Fried Oysters, wow…

  • September 1, 2013

Pool Party

We had a great party Napa Style at Lisa’s parents’ house.  Many hours of fun in and out of the pool.

  • August 18, 2013