|Gorgeous flowers outside of Neiman Marcus.|
ZZZZzzzzz....wake up! The weekend gets more interesting! On Saturday, SMS and I went to run club. Neither one of us had been for awhile so it was nice to see our running friends. Then, we went into the city to hang out with SMS's sister and brother-in-law. We headed up to Tomales Bay, picked up oysters and had an amazing picnic in Pt. Reyes Station. Afterwards, we drove out to Pt. Reyes lighthouse, admiring the happy cows along the way. Does this sound familiar? It's because we did the same trip with SMS' parents and his sister wanted to recreate it.
The next day, we met up with a friend of ours for brunch. I really wanted the chicken and waffle, but went with a big salad instead. Aiming for healthier eating is not always the most fun, but choices, choices. Afterwards, we went to the American Heritage Museum in Palo Alto, which was pretty cute. It was staffed by a lot of older volunteers, who gave us a tour. We saw several old printing presses, staffed by a guy who had been a typesetter for 30+ years. I really liked the interior of the house, since a doctor owned it and one room was an OR theatre. You can't tell now, but the skylights were perfectly positioned for illuminating the operative field. I loved it!
Since we had been eating out like kings and queens, we decided to eat at home. I made a version of tacorisu, a Japanese dish that translates into....wait for it...taco rice! It was pretty good so I'll be making it again.