Author: Kiko

Commonplaces

Commonplaces

“Uniformity of thought is the death of thought.  It paves the road to hell” Roger Cohen, NY Times Sunday Review, 15 November 2020

Volunteer Poppies

Volunteer Poppies

Blooming! 

Camellia

Camellia

Fallen Camellia flowers are as pretty on the ground as they are on the tree.  #garden
Rhodies Puttin’ On The Ritz

Rhodies Puttin’ On The Ritz

Rhododendrons are in bloom. What's prettier? Nothing! #garden

Indian Food, Hecho de Mano

Indian Food, Hecho de Mano

Homemade Indian food is so…fucking… good. #vegetarian (Today, anyway.)

Bumper Sticker of the Day

Bumper Sticker of the Day

Indoor Mini Orchids

Indoor Mini Orchids

Good things come in pairs (think couples, shoes, underwear… 🙃.  Like these orchids, which usually give only one flower each year. 

Figs Forming!

Figs Forming!

The Desert King figs are forming!  Who will get them first, us or those fucking starlings?

Boule with Caraway Seed

Boule with Caraway Seed

Made with my starter, “Libby” or “Pan” (still undecided about the name) and caraway seeds carried here by relatives from The Levant. #food #hechocasero 
Birthday Poem for Mama

Birthday Poem for Mama

You’ve raised us all, these 50 years and moreWe’ve be coddled, and loved, and never ignoredYou taught us that life should be embraced and adoredAnd prepared us for all that life had in store But your  family still needs your loving rapportYour children, our children,