Monthly Archives: September 2010

It’s Coit Tower

During my driving lesson last week I was able to remember everything about the tower on Telegraph Hill: the white walls, the innumerable wooden stairs up past tiny, perfect gardens that you’d appreciate more if your thighs weren’t on fire, … Continue reading

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delicious soup

Last night’s delicious soup was burnt because I was blogging as I waited for it to finish. It was for the better as it added a roundness of flavor. Tonight had no such problems, as the Thursday-fridge-cleanout-stirfry five minutes of … Continue reading

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Rescue Remedy

I have spent the past 24 hours obsessed by “Rescue Remedy”, or, as it’s written in my most recent library conquest, “Rescue Remedy-TM”. It’s the reliable crutch which the author of Confessions of a Wedding Planner, turns to when she … Continue reading

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Popcorn, stir fry, cocoa

Dinner tonight. Popcorn, with sesame seed oil and too much salt. Building upon my recent (2 day old) obsession with dark toasted sesame seed oil, and sesame seeds in general. I avoided sesame seed oil because I thought I might … Continue reading

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Today in the local

September 13, 2010: ‘Secret that destroyed my wife’. Woman suffering from unmanaged bipolar disorder kills self in January 2010. Husband speaks, page 5. Verdict: Sad, but once again, not news.

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