Second-child syndrome

It was Otis's birthday last week and I completely let it go by without mentioning it here. So...happy belated birthday, Otie! Yes, that's a band-aid on his ear. He tangled with a thorn bush on an afternoon walk last week and, to hear Gil tell it, the whole thing looked like a horror show … Continue reading

Napistry

The boys stayed with friends while we were away last week, and I don't think they've forgiven us yet. They've been sulky and disinterested since Gil picked them up Friday afternoon, but at least they're sleeping well and will deign to accept treats from our backstabbing hands. Food post coming … Continue reading

Sunday Dinner

Sometimes it's best just to keep things simple, especially when trick-or-treating starts before 4pm around here. Zuni roast chicken, mixed greens salad with parm & persimmon and sautéed mixed mushrooms. recipe (and doggie Halloween pics) after the jump … Continue reading