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the sea ranch

the sea ranch

Several years ago—back when I lived in Michigan, Ben was just my pal and California wasn’t even a speck in my dreams—I learned about a hidden oasis on the Pacific called The Sea Ranch by way of photographer Brian Ferry’s blog. The place looked wild, peaceful and breathtakingly gorgeous. And the recommendation stuck. Ben and […]

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the wonder of the fig

the wonder of the fig

Figs had my attention well before I moved to California, and unlike many things that are not so stunning in real life as in our imaginations, they did not disappoint. This fruit blows me away—how is it that these soft, sweet orbs with impossibly pink interiors bursting with seeds appear on trees planted in the […]

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last glimpse of summer

last glimpse of summer

I realize that summertime is on its way out. Officially, it’s gone. And for the most part, I’ve bid it happily goodbye—I’m getting pretty jazzed about squash and apples, and I just bought a new sweater. Yet we’re blessed (and perhaps, we Midwesterners who long for crisp winds and brilliantly hued leaves might also say, cursed) […]

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in the mood

in the mood

With summer officially upon us, I am feeling very much in the mood. My corner of the world (see photos) and the whole of the Internet (see links) are bursting with the evidence of this season—abundant berries and stone fruits, a plethora of ways to use them up (as though we were ever at a loss!), […]

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