Author: Lisa

Moo Shu Musings

There are two groups in our San Francisco neighborhood whose animosity toward each other and diametrically opposed beliefs rival the Shiites and the Sunnis. They are the faction that declares Eric’s the best Chinese...

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Not Laboring Much on Labor Day

In the past three years, Labor Day has usually meant going up to Sonoma, cutting brush, sleeping in the tent cabin and generally working. This year, we took a break: a trip to the Russian River with friends, bracketed by two...

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Summer of Love: 40 Years Later

At the last moment, we found ourselves headed to the gala opening of the Sausalito Art Festival this evening. Gala sounded serious, so we asked our friend, Keith, what was the dress. “Oh, casual” and this from a man...

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About This Blog

A Yank. A Brit. Two Terriers. A Vineyard. And a Dream.

Being the true-life adventures of two city kids and two spoiled terriers as they transition to a life of winemaking and organic farming in Sonoma. You know Green Acres? It’s like that.

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