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pea shoot

Hello, we were in Ojai and ate some sprout salad we’d bought at the farmers market.  I like eating the sunflower greens best.  But we also like pea shoot. “Pea shoot is just a nice word,” I told Ming.  “Feels good to say.  Pea shoot!  Pea shoot!”  I tried out different ways.  “What if we… Read More »

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beach

Hello, we’ve been going to the beach lately.  Feels wonderful.  Thought you might like to know we’re holding the beach down for you. This is a pic of me with my tummy.  All bodies are valid bodies!  I was in the water a lot at a beach near San Diego when we were visiting our… Read More »

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keeping the x in Ventura

Hey, thought you might like to see me doing my best, keeping the x in Ventura. It was a great day.  This artist friend I barely know for many years and her newish boyfriend came to visit us.  We gathered at the farmers market.  I got some delicious foods, like persimmon walnut candy, green olive… Read More »

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going to Ojai

Hello, we are leaving Bakersfield and relocating to a permaculture farm in Ojai, California today.  Yes, I hope going to Ojai is great for us, and I hope we’re great for the community we’re going to live with. Yes, there’s an intentional community at the farm.  We’ve made a deal to stay for a month,… Read More »

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here in California

When I graduated from college, a former teacher from high school gave me an album by Kate Wolf as a gift, and I had never heard it. He was apologetic, hoping it was not too country for me. This song “Here In California” always has stood out to me as beautifully true about love, but… Read More »