moutain biking at otay lakes
I got some new tires and handlebars for my Surly Cross-Check a few months ago to try and rekindle my love of bicycling. This time, I got bars with a more upright posture and some gravel bike tires. Jordan and I were thinking these little upgrades would be nice to hit some city trails with…
outside at home again
Remember that onion bed that the bermuda grass ate up? I cleaned it out and put some grass-supressing hay all around the outsides of the bed. I also added a little cardboard to the back side where the grass is the most aggressive.
Jordan’s been on a bit of a cultural discovery journey lately trying to invite in more of his Filipino heritage. He’s been trying to learn Tagolog, and he’s been learning about/watching the careers of some local Filipino chefs. Recently – he took an interest in the doings of one local chef – Phillip Esteban –…
chocolate x-mas eve
My friend Barbarella really focused on making gourmet chocolate bonbons as her Covid hobby. She started out making hot chocolate bombs, and something about working with chocolate as the medium caught her and now she makes tiny, delicious works of art. She invited me over several months ago – before she was able to take…