Monthly Archives: June 2014

Game of Thrones: “The Children”

Valar morghulis…eventually, right, Hound?

Valar morghulis…eventually, right, Hound?

What. A. Finale.

I have to say, too, that even as someone who’s read the books, the series has deviated so much—yet thrives as its own entity—that I’m still on the edge of my seat. (Metaphorically, of course. I like to sit back on my couch.)

So what’s the latest with our buddies in Westeros (and beyond)?

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Eating in the Bay Area: Part 3

Hiking at Fremont Older

Hiking at Fremont Older

Sunday was my final day in the Bay Area. Sniffle.

But I got to do some cool new things!

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Eating in the Bay Area: Part 2

Sausalito. Like the cookie!

Sausalito. Like the cookie!

After waking up in Napa, we had big plans on the way back to South Bay:

More food…

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Eating in the Bay Area: Part 1

Drool.

Drool.

Hooray, I’m visiting my sister in California! She’s been living out here for nearly two years—first in San Francisco (in the calf-hating neighborhood of Nob Hill) and now in South Bay. I last visited her in SF shortly after she moved out there, but this is the first time I’m experiencing her life out here in the ‘burbs. (She lives in a house!)

As soon as I landed, I ate everything…

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Game of Thrones: “The Mountain and the Viper”

Don't bother wiping that troubled look off your face.

Don’t bother wiping that troubled look off your face.

Yay! After a few weeks off from Game of Thrones, we’ve found each other again. I was away but I only missed one episode (“Mockingbird”) since HBO showed The Normal Heart (so good!) last week.

Anyway, like many episodes, this one ended in your typical disturbing Game of Thrones fashion. Let’s see…

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