orchards in the fall

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images from an apple picking adventure with the boy in upstate new york. favorite memory from this day: climbing back into our car after hours of successful apple picking and orchard-exploring, falling asleep with the windows rolled down after snacking on one too many apple cider donuts, sounds of happy families and the cold fall breeze drifting in and out. 


nuages gris

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Day and night
I always dream with open eyes
And on top of the foaming waves
Of the wide turbulent sea,
And on the rolling
Desert sands,
And merrily riding on the gentle neck
Of a mighty lion,
Monarch of my heart,
I always see a floating child
Who is calling me!

- I dream awake, Jose Marti

sunday dinner at pizzeria delfina

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burrata with crostini and arugula salad

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spigarello with lemon, garlic, and chili

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broccoli raab, caciocavallo, mozzarella, olives, hot peppers, sausage pizza

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ricotta cannoli

still thinking about this perfect sunday dinner at pizzeria delfina in the mission district during my trip to san francisco. as a new yorker i'm a little spoiled/jaded when it comes to good pizza but this place was kind of all around perfect. definitely would go back to re-enjoy that phenomenal burrata, the pizza, the wine, and about fifty pieces of those hand-rolled cannoli to go.