Monthly Archives: February 2013

Boulder Creek Goat Farm

I met Sarah early in the morning at Boulder Creek Goat Farm.  She kindly gave me a crash course in goat keeping, from hoof clipping to the downside of bottle-feeding kids.  I also learned to milk a goat!  Well, sort … Continue reading

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Kefir is Here!

Thanks to my fermentation friend at work, I now am the proud owner of kefir “grains.”  Kefir is a wonderful fermented milk product that is made with the help of a SCOBY (symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast).  Sounds disgusting, right?  … Continue reading

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Sauerkraut, Take 2

Our second time making sauerkraut* was much better than the first: *Sauerkraut is one of those words that I have to look up the spelling every time.  Too many vowels… We have a new food processor, which cuts the cabbage … Continue reading

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Five Years…. Woot!

Today Greer and I celebrate our fifth wedding anniversary. After our “elopement” five years ago, we wore custom t-shirts to lunch at Max’s Café that listed our role in the wedding party.  Greer wore his Groom shirt until it completely … Continue reading

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Air Raid Los Altos!

It was about 2:45 in the afternoon.  I had just finished my lunch.  I spent the morning at a conference in San Francisco, and had only been home long enough to eat.  When I came in, the girls were in … Continue reading

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