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Check out this cute cabin – and the interesting story behind its red colour … cabinporn: Wooden buildings often aren’t arbitrarily red. Falu red (pronounced “FAH-loo”, in Swedish it’s Falu rödfärg) is the name of a Swedish, deep red paint well known for its use on wooden cottages and barns for preservation.

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Making simple syrup, dicing brown mushrooms, sauteeing chard, rolling pastry…don’t you wish you were coming to urban eating league tonight?

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It’s seasonal in California: orange olive oil cake

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Sunset cliffs sunday

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Oranges and blue succulents – winter in San Diego!

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Phil is growing! Finally, a plant that can survive in our dungeonpartment.

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Lobster table almost done

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DECEMBER DIY More soon on the above projects… Shibori dyeing (moderate success) Custom ottoman (aesthetic success; functional failure) Masking tape chevron canvas floormat (creation problematic; functional success) Various paper ornaments (success; failure to upload DIYs in time for Christmas!) Red hot coffee table with lobster stencil (in progress)

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At Pfeiffer Big Sur for a Maine-less Christmas (tears). You can’t see it but all the other tourists there were taking the exact same photo. I’m very original. This year will involve: Getting one plant to grow in thrive in a dark apartment Making San Francisco a prettier, more pedestrian

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NYE Painting. Happy 2012!!

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