Posts Tagged ‘winter’

Now playing: The Mamas & the Papas, “California Dreamin’” (On such a winter’s day!) A few months ago, I kept driving past this persimmon tree in my neighborhood that was “lousy with fruit.” Though I was tempted to swing by and snatch a few, I eventually took my inspiration to the grocery store and paid […]

Now playing: “California Dreamin’,” the Mamas & the Papas Once upon a time, my friends and I found ourselves in San Diego over Labor Day weekend. We’re the sort of people who like to lounge around, sleep in a bit, and then find a mouth-watering brunch spot, preferably a new-to-us kind of place, but the […]

Now playing: Christmas tunes by Elvis, New Kids on the Block, Hanson, ‘N Sync, Bing & Bowie, and Queen! This is my last Christmas-related sweets post of 2012…I promise. My brother’s girlfriend, Ricki, and I recently decided it’d be fun to practice our cooking/baking skills together. She and my brother just bought a house together, […]

Now playing: Ho! Ho! Hoey! The Complete Collection – an amazing instrumental collection of Christmas tunes by Gary Hoey What is it about winter/the holidays that makes me want to stay home all day and bake and/or make candy? It’s not cool. I have got to hit the gym on the regular again ASAP. But […]