30 June 2008

Back to California


Strawberry Shortcake
Originally uploaded by Kitty LaRoux.

Last weekend I made the first of 2008's pilgrimages to California. We arrived at SFO to unusually warm weather, and after a stop for the most delicious burrito in the world, or at least North America we drove down Hwy 1 through Pacifica to Half Moon Bay. We stopped on Hwy 92 to buy strawberries, which were advertised at $6/box. We both thought it was sad that we could get California strawberries cheaper in NY right now until we learned that a box didn't mean what we thought it meant - it meant SIX of what we thought it meant! Six dollars garnered us a half-flat of sweet, ripe berries the size of small apples, which we couldn't even finish in our short stay (though not for lack of trying). Above: Possibly my most delicious birthday cake ever.

2 comments:

  1. the other other gillianJuly 1, 2008 at 12:12 AM

    I should've known that my having a big box of strawberries in my fridge that you'd have a big box of strawberries too. We better not tell the Kabalarians about us, because our parallel lives would just support their theory about how names predict our futures, etc.

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