Browse my most recent Northern California Wine Country posts

Art in the redwoods at Gualala Arts Center

Feb 13, 2014 / By admin
Posted in Good Ideas / Northern California Wine Country / Other Places / Places
raven wall at gualala arts center Along a delightfully quiet bit of California’s northern coast sits an unexpected cultural hub: Gualala. Too far north for most day trippers, and too far south to borrow the… Read more»

Rediscovering Cheese, and classes with Janet Fletcher

Jun 19, 2013 / By Serena
Posted in Good Ideas / Northern California Wine Country / Places
five 'newbie' cheeses Cheese is this interesting humanity-connecting edible. All across the globe, at various points in history, people developed different kinds of cheese as a solution to preserving milk. Especially in… Read more»

Simple pleasures for Valentine’s Day

warming breakfast of Community Grains polenta with my apple sauce and some sharp cheddar Romance is a dish best served casually. In the past few years I have found this to be increasingly true: love can be shown in the simplest of ways,… Read more»

Oliveto, Flour, Family, and a Lunar New Year recipe

momos, ready to steam Oliveto is an outpost. Sure, it looks like a restaurant, but it is really more an enclave of food soldiers marching to the beat of boldness. Bob and Maggie… Read more»

Healing Activities in Glen Ellen

Jan 7, 2013 / By Serena
Posted in Good Ideas / Northern California Wine Country / Places
rainbow There’s been a lot of muck to sort through, no? Our family had a lot on our plate this year, so to speak. Death, sickness, sudden changes – 2012… Read more»