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A delicious drink at Range 2007

(photo by Joe)


Posted on April 30, 2007 at 07:32 PM in Food and Drink, San Francisco | Permalink | Comments (0)

Sunday breakfast at home 2007


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Posted on April 29, 2007 at 12:00 PM in Food and Drink, friends & family | Permalink | Comments (0)

Santa Cruz 2007

Gazos Grill, Highway 1, favorite spot of motorcyclists it seems


And with good reason, our lunch was delicious.

(At the UCSC reunion I had Joe snap a couple pictures of this display, with photo of my college roommate Lisa)



A walk in the woods at UCSC


Joe is actually much happier than this quick snapshot reveals.

Children Storage


Dark humor in UCSC graffiti; Edward Gorey would approve, I think.

The view from Cowell College hasn't changed much, thank goodness


Saturn Cafe, Santa Cruz


Posted on April 28, 2007 at 12:00 PM in friends & family, school, the big room with the blue ceiling, travel | Permalink | Comments (0)

new robot 2007

Joe reads the End User License Agreement for our new robot, Gort


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(photo of EULA by Joe)


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Gort cleaning the living room


"Vacuuming? Heavens no! We have a robot to do that."

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Posted on April 27, 2007 at 06:44 PM in tools | Permalink | Comments (0)

Cube decoration at work 2007


Card by Ephemera, I think it was.

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Posted on April 25, 2007 at 12:00 PM in linky goodness | Permalink | Comments (0)

Compensation for a non-restful night: decaf latte from Blue Bottle 2007


Plus a couple tiny Miette cookies.

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Posted on April 24, 2007 at 12:00 PM in Food and Drink, worry vs. clarity | Permalink | Comments (0)

The Yuppie Game - the first loser in Game Fight 2007


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Posted on April 22, 2007 at 12:02 PM in Discardia, friends & family, games | Permalink | Comments (0)

post-move Discardia 2007

We get sentimental about the silliest things


This is the 4 cup measure we had when I was a kid and always used when making fondue. I smelled - only in my imagination - swiss cheese & tarragon when I picked it up. I am trying hard to be strong and not rescue this from the Goodwill bag. We have 3 perfectly good, much easier to clean glass Pyrex measuring cups. Sigh. Bye bye, measuring cup!

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Simian Liberation Army mug


from my past career as a monkey kidnapper...

There was a purge to whittle down to a reasonable half dozen mugs, so this is a farewell photo.

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All meta, all the time.


Farewell photo of a favorite old mug from Sippey's Stating The Obvious.


Posted on April 22, 2007 at 12:01 PM in Discardia, friends & family | Permalink | Comments (0)

Sunday morning Joe on the lower deck 2007


Reading the paper and catching a little sunshine after Chris stopped by and relieved us of moving boxes and some spare dishes.

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Posted on April 22, 2007 at 12:00 PM in mundania, relationships, the big room with the blue ceiling | Permalink | Comments (0)

Interesting construction downtown 2007

Some redundancy in this set as I was holding my phonecam up over a fence to take the shots and had to try again a few times.






Posted on April 21, 2007 at 12:00 PM in mundania, San Francisco, the big room with the blue ceiling | Permalink | Comments (0)

Thursday condition 2007

living room


(compare to a photo from before)


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Thursday closet condition


Thursday kitchen condition



Thursday mystery hall condition


Thursday front bathroom condition


Thursday office condition


Thursday bedroom condition


I love how the blue paper from the laundry accentuates the "leaping fish down the rapids" effect.

Thursday hall condition


Thursday dining room condition


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Posted on April 19, 2007 at 12:00 PM in mundania | Permalink | Comments (0)

Progress! 2007

Books in place


These are all our books including cookbooks & bar guides.

We decided to arrange by color, just for fun.

Standing in the living room looking back past the hall to the front bathroom toward the kitchen:


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Posted on April 18, 2007 at 12:00 PM in Books, mundania, relationships | Permalink | Comments (0)

Ikea 2007

5:30pm car to Ikea [according to Joe's Google Calendar]

A spot cleared for the new counter extension


Much progress was made subsequent to this picture. Joe built the dish cupboard. I got much of the counter assembled (with a bit of help on the two person bits). We hope to put in the drawers & put the top on the counter tonight and then be able to finish unpacking the kitchen boxes. Woo!

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Posted on April 17, 2007 at 05:30 PM in mundania, relationships | Permalink | Comments (0)

Hayes Valley with Mariah 2007

a walk on the green
Photo by Joe.



Miette with Mariah


Posted on April 15, 2007 at 12:00 PM in the big room with the blue ceiling | Permalink | Comments (0)

clean Joe's old place on Ivy 2007

[according to Google Calendar]

Posted on April 14, 2007 at 01:00 PM in mundania, relationships | Permalink | Comments (0)

at Frisson 2007

Photo by Joe Gratz.
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Lovely soup with beautiful reflections at Frisson


Truly the best presentation incorporating sensory delights of the room I have ever seen. The reflection in the soup spoon was perfect too.

Vegi ravioli at Frisson




(And a curiously satisfying despite its poor quality photo from me:)


A blur at Frisson

Posted on April 13, 2007 at 07:00 PM in Food and Drink, San Francisco | Permalink | Comments (0)

Cincinnati airport 2007


Missed flight home due to first flight being late. On next flight four hours later. Blah.

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Posted on April 12, 2007 at 12:01 PM in travel, warnings & kvetches, work | Permalink | Comments (0)

Union Station Hotel Nashville 2007




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One of the cool framed posters in Nashville's Union Station hotel


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Posted on April 12, 2007 at 12:00 PM in travel | Permalink | Comments (0)

Nothing better on moving into a new place... 2007

... than to get up at 4:30am the next morning and fly off on business trips.


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And onward


Posted on April 11, 2007 at 12:00 PM in travel, warnings & kvetches, work | Permalink | Comments (0)

Settling into the new home 2007


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Posted on April 10, 2007 at 05:00 PM in relationships | Permalink | Comments (0)

Pat Ryan movers appointment 2007

[in Google Calendar]

How to pack a truck


No damage.

And you'd be stunned at some of the stuff they brought down that narrow winding front staircase.

Posted on April 10, 2007 at 02:00 PM in mundania, San Francisco | Permalink | Comments (0)

Get car to block space for Pat Ryan after street sweeping 2007

[in Google Calendar]

Posted on April 10, 2007 at 12:00 PM in mundania | Permalink | Comments (0)

Packing well along the way 2007




My worldly goods, mostly


Plus a bookcase, a bed, some dressers & an armoire or two...

All packed up & ready to go


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Posted on April 10, 2007 at 11:59 AM in Dinah - introduction, mundania, relationships | Permalink | Comments (0)

"So, you know how on the New York Times website there's that most emailed list on the right-hand side? And it's all bullshit articles about bullshit and y'know kitties?"
-Joe Gratz

- Dinah

April 8, 2007

Posted on April 8, 2007 at 04:08 PM in quotes | Permalink | Comments (2)

Packing in progress 2007


Posted on April 8, 2007 at 12:00 PM in mundania, relationships | Permalink | Comments (0)

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