Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Getting Back to My Roots

Inaugural Tamale Event

Red chile sauce for pork 

Masa preparado

Shredded pork

Mixing spices into masa

Measuring masa for corn husk

Man overboard

Tamales ready to be steamed

Finished product

I may have even eaten one for breakfast Christmas morning.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012


These are my favorite days in So Cal...bright sun, crisp air, gentle Santa Anas, snowy mountains...

Sunday, December 16, 2012


Not exactly the setting in which I imagined I would see this tower.

Thursday, December 6, 2012


has just become my favorite store.