Independence Day

We had a morning at John Anthony’s tasting room watching the floats, and then had a fun evening at Bruce and Danny’s

  • July 6, 2014

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