Author: Debra

HOME AGAIN & DISHIN’ W/MAC

Musical pairing – Meet Me in California by Plain White T’s I’m baaaccckkkkk from a week in Santa Cruz with lots of crazy adventures like our forced march, hike through the Redwood forest (that’s us – the tiny group at the bottom left of that very big tree).  The climb […]

GAYLE’S BAKERY

Musical Pairing – The Sounds of Gayles Bakery – Capitola, CA It’s our last day in Santa Cruz; we’re off to San Francisco Saturday morning!  In the meantime, enjoy this pic from my favorite bakery – Gayle’s!  This wall mosaic is mounted at the back of the bakery and was […]

CALIFORNIA BEACH DOGS

Musical pairing – Who Let The Dogs Out? by Baha Men I can’t tell you how much fun we’ve had hanging out at the beach and watching the dogs play – oh how I wish I had their boundless energy!  Actually, I’d take the energy of these two girls . […]

LET THEM EAT CAKE – LOU’S RHUBARB CAKE!

Musical pairing – Lucky by Jason Mraz As a child, I remember having rhubarb plants in my backyard and my mother making stewed rhubarb – I L-O-V-E-D it; but I also remember mother saying that the leaves were toxic and gave me direct orders that I wasn’t to eat them […]

GADO-GADO & A GRADUATION

Musical pairing – Hello, Goodbye by Glee Cast Our niece, Avery, just graduated from High School as co-Salutatorian of her class and we headed over to Cincinnati to join in the festivities; it was quite the night – happiness, joy and tears – all roller-coastered into one evening.  How did […]

TINA SPARKLE AND STRAWBERRY LEMONADE

Musical pairing – Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps by Doris Day Anyone familiar with Director Baz Luhrmann knows that the title reference is to one of my favorite movies, ‘Strictly Ballroom’ – have you seen it?  If not, rent the movie or borrow from a friend.  ‘Strictly Ballroom’ is probably one of […]

DOWNTOWN SALT LAKE CITY

Musical pairing – Bright Summer Moon by Dave Pingel . Our recent trip to Salt Lake City may have been fast and furious but it was also A LOT of fun!  Rather than stay at a hotel in the ‘burbs, we decided to rent a loft in the downtown area […]