Wine Tasting with Charles and Kim

Charles and Kim came to the Bay Area for their vacation and joined me at St. Clement for a picnic and a wine tasting.  They came with their friends James and Caroline from Danville.  Tough to beat Sunshine Market sandwiches,…

  • July 14, 2012

July 5 ride with Rodin

Had a great ride with Rodin around Napa.  Went up Dry Creek Road, crossed over to the Napa Valley floor over Oakville Grade, then headed up the valley to Rutherford and crossed over to the Silverado Trail and up to…

  • July 5, 2012

John Anthony’s Birthday Party

Maureen and I went to John’s birthday party tonight and it was great.  Good wine, good music, and a great group of people.  Watching the sunset over Napa Valley made me realize again how lucky we are to live here.

  • July 3, 2012

Repainted the house!

So we had the exterior of the house painted. This picture shows the before (top) and after (bottom) pictures.  We decided to move to a more grey color scheme to bring out the color of the river rocks along the…

  • July 1, 2012

Dinner in the Schug Caves

We had a fantastic evening at Schug Winery. Ten of us went in on a Silent Auction lot (for Daniel’s School) and won a dinner in the Schug Caves, prepared by Kristine Schug, served by the headmaster, Frank Silva. It…

  • May 19, 2012

Planted my veggies yesterday

Colin helped me in the yard yesterday and we planted our veggies. Better late than never! We planted four types of tomatoes, lettuce, spinach, arugula, basil, jalapenos, thyme, flat-leaf parsley, lots of chives, sage, tarragon, and rosemary.

  • May 7, 2012

Daniel’s soccer day

Snapped a few shots of Daniel at soccer today.  It was a beautiful day, and after bribing him with the promise of Starbucks after soccer, he decided he would do it.

  • April 28, 2012

Maureen 39th Party

Fancy party to celebrate Maureen’s 39th. Lobster Robuchon!

  • February 26, 2011