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July, 2012

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Photo Friday: A rosarian’s 30 years of work

By On July 27, 2012

My new photographer friend Jim Oliver invited me to shoot photos at his annual “field trip” to his neighbor George’s amazing rose garden. I met Jim at the 6th Avenue Farmers Market,… Read More

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Goodbye, Mandolin Cafe

By On July 23, 2012

The Mandolin Cafe closed Sunday, July 15. Their reader board says “Goodbye Tacoma” and “Thanks for 8 great years.” I first discovered the Mandolin in college, and spent a fair amount of… Read More

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Photo Friday: The supper club

By On July 20, 2012

Last weekend was our second supper club gathering, and it was once again a great success! The group includes Dawn of Vegan Moxie, Adrienne of A Big Mouthful, and Brian the Digital… Read More

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Photo Friday: Cherry season

By On July 13, 2012

When we first planted this cherry tree two years ago, I dialed down my hopes for fruit because I read that young cherry trees don’t bear fruit for the first few years.… Read More

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Maoz: Why falafel has a special place in my heart

By On July 9, 2012

Perhaps one of my fondest travel memories is the time my husband and I discovered Maoz, an international “fast food” falafel chain. I use quotation marks because this is far from the… Read More