Spring in Golden Gate Park

Seasons definitely don’t work in the normal way here in San Francisco. The average temperature stays pretty constant between March and October, if anything, getting colder June through August when the fog rolls in most days. Even though winter isn’t particularly cold (it never freezes), the early arrival of warmth and sunshine reminds me every year why […]

Ready for Spring

I always get the unshakeable feeling that spring follows shortly after New Year. Back when I lived in the UK, this inevitably led to many months of confused frustration and depression; it’s not unheard of for it to snow in April there. Thankfully, now I live in San Francisco my weird internal clock isn’t so […]

A little sunshine

No matter how needed  it is, the incessant rain (which must have been going for over a month by now) is definitely dampening my spirits. Luckily in the last 10 days I escaped the worst of it (flooding and power outages) and got to refill my sunshine meter on a trip to Cancun. I’ve never […]

Garden Update

In April I showed you the beginnings of my little pot garden I’ve started so I thought you might want to see how it’s getting on 3 months later. My tomatoes grew incredibly quickly into sturdy plants with lots of flowers and several green and rapidly growing tomatoes. I’m hoping a few will ripen and […]