Monthly Archives: September 2006

A little post about the dog

Find the dog in this photo.  It’s Berry snoozing on the futon in the bungalow in our back yard.  He doesn’t normally go in there since he is not a fan of small spaces.  He’ll only stay in there if … Continue reading

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Bad bread in Albany

We have a roast chicken for dinner today, so Steve went to get some bread and came back with a large Semifreddi’s sourdough batard.  We toasted slices of it and served it with heirloom tomatoes.  Speaking of bread, I meant … Continue reading

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The Embers in Pinole

Matt and I drove up to Pinole today to take a look around and have lunch.  We wound up eating at The Embers (600 San Pablo Avenue), since I wanted to try to get the roast beef sandwich I saw … Continue reading

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Dim sum at Asian Pearl

To cheer ourselves up, we went to dim sum at Asian Pearl in Pacific East Mall (3288 Pierce Street, Richmond).  This is our ‘regular’ dim sum joint and we like it fine.  It has a wide range of offerings and … Continue reading

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Random fun

We were talking about The Twilight Zone today (again) and Matthew said he thought there was a mechanical version of Rod Serling in the 1980’s.  He must have been thinking of Michael Dukakis.

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Hanging herb garden

This year I planted my annual herbs in a hanging moss planter, which gives me an attractive garden piece, is easy to maintain, and keeps the tender vittles away from the bug population.  I grew the herbs from seed in … Continue reading

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Chevy’s for lunch

My mom was over today and the three of us needed a lift in the afternoon so we headed to Chevy’s in Emeryville (1800 Powell Street)  It’s a nice place on the water with an after-work margarita and beer vibe … Continue reading

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