Tag: sondra

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Dinner and a Movie with Lexi

Vegetarian supper on the patio, then a movie on the big screen with my niece, Lexi, visiting from North Carolina. On the plate, Alice Waters’ Ratatouille. On the silver screen, Far from the Madding Crowd. Not bad. Not really a summer, outdoor […]


Supper at the Ranch

The visit from the sister outpost is, sadly, coming to an end. The last hurrah was a delicious supper of grilled chicken and corn at the Ranch. We drank some rose, the girls put on a show for us — […]

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Christmas Eve 2014

Church. Cocktails. Photos by the tree. Dinner. Dessert. Fire. Family. Friends. Merry Christmas! At the kids service at Grace: Les Dorkages at the tree: Samantha thanks Kelli and Sarah for her beautiful dress: Photo credit, Samantha:   Kale salad with […]


Sondra’s Birthday Dinner

At Alain’s Bistro, a delicious dinner to celebrate Mom’s birthday. A big one, too (don’t ask and I won’t tell). Manhattans to start! Then some delicous foie gras terrine:   French onion soup: Country pate: And moules marinere! For dinner, […]


Supper at the Ranch!

An early supper at the Ranch with the cousins! Excuse the blur! Chicken, salad and bulgar salad: Related posts: Sloppy Joe Supper at the Ranch Supper at the Ranch: Farewell to Lexi Supper at the Ranch Saturday Supper at The […]


Thanksgiving at the Ranch

SCF fans will notice I’ve fallen a bit behind in my posts lately! I promise to catch up soon with Jessica’s visit to the Farm, Samantha’s birthday, a couple of trips to some great restaurants (including The Parlor in Dobbs […]