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exploding butternut squash seeds

I was cooking up my butternut squash seeds in the microwave and after just a couple minutes they started exploding. They were making a mess. So I took them out and ate them half-raw.

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strawberry oatmeal

I am so happy I had creamy oatmeal with fresh strawberries in it. Strawberries are in season in my homeland almost all year round. And I brought some back to Sacramento with me. So good!

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butterflies mating

We went to a eucalyptus grove at Pismo Beach to see monarch butterflies overwintering. They mate on the ground, and these two were right behind my mom’s foot. She moved away from them, and my dad took a picture.

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us at Avila

My parents and I went to Avila Beach’s pier and had lunch at Pete’s Pierside Cafe. My parents took this picture of us.

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the Getty

After the zine fest, and after lunch at Samosa House East, which was delicious, we went to the Getty. It was our first time. It was a Sunday, and it took an hour to get through the road from the freeway to the paying booth (it costs $15 to park) and finally to a parking […]

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LA Zine Fest

Two days ago Erik and I attended the LA Zine Fest. We arrived in downtown LA right before 11, got a little bit lost, got found, and parked! The Last Bookstore seems fantastic. I was really impressed with the quality of the zines. I wanted to buy much of what I saw. I traded with […]

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functionally ill 12 is out

Functionally ill 12 is available for trade.

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back of sign

Yesterday we went birding at Vic Fazio then to Berkeley for photocopying and fun. I took some pictures and have posted them here for your viewing pleasure.

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Y2K curtain pattern

At our favorite restaurant in Berkeley there are Y2K curtains in the women’s bathroom.

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Erik with Berkeley plum blossoms