August 2014

Earthquake August 24, 2014

August 27, 2014

At 3:20 AM I experienced my first BIG one!  Coming to California from Florida and beyond I had never had earthquake experience.  We had plenty of tornados and hurricanes but you get warning that they are on the way and can prepare somewhat.  Being shaken out of bed to swinging lights and pictures and then […]

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Taste For Knowledge

August 27, 2014

Karen, Nikki, Terri and Terri all joined us for a dinner Karen bought at an auction for Taste For Knowledge.  The dinner was paired with Kelham Vineyards and fun was had by all!

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Forget Me Not Farms

August 27, 2014

Our second cheese making workshop for dairy farmers!!!  The Boersma family, 8 daughters and 1 son, raise 10,000 head of dairy cattle in Kansas.  The two youngest daughters, twins Britney and Whitney, daughter Kelsi with 3 month old Cove, and Mom Nancy flew out to learn to make cheese.  The three daughters learned while mom […]

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The Wynne’s from Southern California

August 27, 2014

Penny and Duke came for a visit, stayed at Auberge and joined us for a culinary experience on the 18th.  I think Duke’s real name is longer than any I’ve ever encountered, thus he goes by Duke!  We had so much fun with them cooking during the day they invited us to join them at […]

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Local visitors

August 27, 2014

Sue and Pete came to Napa Valley for a weekend from Livermore, about 2 hours away.  Livermore is the oldest wine growing region in California, but don’t try to tell that to the Napa growers!  They had a great weekend and look forward to another short trip in the near future.

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Engagement Celebration

August 27, 2014

Heather said yes when Rolando asked her to marry him on Tuesday.  They were staying at Calistoga Ranch and joined us for the celebration on the 15th.  Joining families, 3 kids each, they will be married next fall. They were great fun to cook with and we look forward to seeing them again with family!

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