Monthly Archives: May 2009

June's Intuition: I smell the opening of a new winery in Princeton

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In my mailbox: Elegant Cheese Cakes Needs 15 Taste Testers To Try Their Milk Toffee Cheesecake

I have personally enjoyed several of these very special cheese cakes created at Elegant Cheese Cakes in Princeton-by-the-Sea. You will not be disappointed. In fact, you may need more than one cake because guests won’t leave a crumb behind. I … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Rob Tillitz, Author of "Bootleggers Cove"

For more about Rob Tillitz, please click here  Email Rob (robalone.lipps@gmail.com) June: I asked Rob how new book, Bootleggers Cove, was doing…. Hi June,   The HMB Review did an interview and the piece is going to be out in … Continue reading

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Prunier: Poster for a famous Paris Restaurant

[Image from Swann Galleries, for more info, please click here

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What I just did

Well, my cousin came to visit, and we had breakfast at Crab Landing. This was my first breakfast in a very long time and I almost finished the eggs benedict. While I don’t like the architecture of the Crab Landing … Continue reading

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The Condor: Soon to Meet the Other Sailors

[Image above: Meet the "Condor,"] Carole says: The Condor is a 46 foot 1978 Formosa Petterson fiberglass sailboat with 2 births, 2 heads and teak decks. It’s in Ventura Harbor getting examined to make sure it is sea worthy. We … Continue reading

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1907: Plans to fortify Half Moon Bay

From John Vonderlin Email John (benloudman@sbcglobal.net) Hi June,    This article is from the October 30th, 1907 issue of the “San Francisco Call.” Whether the plan mentioned in this article was ever carried out, I don’t know. But, considering that … Continue reading

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Super-fine: I have a Jeff Clark Surfboard

Collin Tiura in his post (please click here) mentions his Jeff Clark surfboard. Well, I have one, too! And Tom Andersen will tell you that he remembers me, wearing a wetsuit, going out at El Granada Beach. Here’s my Jeff … Continue reading

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Patroni House: I just had the most fun

conversation with one of the Patroni kids. Now an adult, of course. He was there during the famous post- WWII tsunami.  I will be talking to him and getting more detail, and I’ll share everything I learn with you.  There … Continue reading

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Elegant Cheese Cakes

I gave 3 different memorials at my home for Burt Blumert after his recent death. At two of them, I went way overboard and bought a small cheese cake from Elegant Cheese Cakes in Princeton, It’s a big splurge, but … Continue reading

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