Everyday Valentines

Everyday Valentines

Ah, Valentine’s Day is with us, the day of hearts and roses. The sun, surrounded by a sky of blue tinged with peach-brushed hues, rose so sweetly and expectantly this morning. It seemed to smile with particular delight on this one day of the year–one preciously tender day out of three hundred sixty-five—when we honor…

Love Until It Hurts

Love Until It Hurts

As we drive to San Francisco under crystal winter skies, the talk is of everything things. The pedestrian to-do lists keep the painful thoughts at bay. The traffic is easy and gentle for a Saturday afternoon. As familiar Sonoma County landmarks transition into Marin’s, cars whiz by against a backdrop of bucolic hillsides; it seems…