Oregano and pickled walnuts
Our friend Julie gave us some fresh cut herbs from her garden and some of her pickled walnuts. A nationally known painter, she once remarked to me over tea that she wondered if people were less interested in visual art here because they had so much beautiful vegetation outside their windows.
Coming April, 2012 … PREPARE!! PARTICIPATE!!!
"In L.A. on May 3, the anniversary of the 76th birthday of Walter Hopps, the first director of the Pasadena Museum, we began distributing recreations of the original "walter hopps will be here in 20 minutes" button and will continue through March 20, 2010, the anniversary of his passing. The buttons were originally made by employees at the Corcoran Gallery in D.C., where Hopps served as director in the 1970s, prompted by his chronic lateness and near-mythic disappearing acts, which weren’t particularly suited to a bureaucratic environment."
Living in Oregon where spring is just one long, endless rain shower, I’ve developed a bit of a umbrella obsession.