October 27th, 2009 by grant

My BIL Alex enlightened me with his Smoked Pork recipe. So I thought I would return the favor by sharing my duck cooking method. While I don’t do it enough to have it perfected, we do enjoy the fowl when we can get our hands on one. Cut the duck into four main pieces, the […]

October 24th, 2009 by grant

Happy Birthday Jen. We celebrated at Rick & Jen’s,  enjoyed bacon wrapped filets & blew off some steam with Beatles Rock Band. Unfortunately I never got a good shot of Jen.

October 23rd, 2009 by grant

This Friday we met in downtown Alameda to try out our new Indian restaurant, Flavors of India. It was also a test day for the G11. In good light the G11 is great, the jury is still out on the low light stuff.

October 23rd, 2009 by grant

I spotted a Blue Heron this morning. I suspect he was investigating the Skunk incident. I inquired but he gave no comment and flew away.

October 22nd, 2009 by grant

Last night we had the pleasure of seeing Jake Shimabukuro live at the Davies Symphony Hall. I picked up Sandy and we had a quick bite at Stelline. I had the cannelloni & Sandy had the chicken. Davies is a stunning hall which made the concert experience even more thrilling. I can’t say enough about […]

October 21st, 2009 by grant

I saw this from my bedroom window and swear I had nothing to do with it. It looks more like a Skunk Mafia thing. I guess is he was a snitch.

October 21st, 2009 by grant

and in with the new. Testing will begin ASAP as we have a Jake Shimabukuro concert tonight. photo by SD980IS My beloved G10 will be going on the auction block in the near future.

October 20th, 2009 by grant

Made the long drive up and back to Redding yesterday. Stopped by the Sundial Bridge to shoot a few photos.

October 17th, 2009 by grant

After breakfast we drove straight to our local zoo. While I told Sandy it was to see the animals… really it was a test for the 7D.

October 17th, 2009 by grant

I woke early this morning to water the plants and get ready for our trip to the zoo. We tried a new place for breakfast, Shay’s Cafe. Sandy had a fruit crepe and I had a salmon, tomato, cheese & pesto omelet.