Not Snow Days, But Fire Days

My son was born in Pennsylvania. We moved to California when he was six weeks old, so he has no memories of his first home, and only a dim understanding of what snow is as we have yet to take our kids to the mountains during the winter. He's five and has just started school. … Continue reading Not Snow Days, But Fire Days

The Santa Ana Winds

Even though The Lily Cafe isn't opening until January, I wanted to take some time now to address the Santa Ana winds currently blowing through Southern California. The fires that have broken out and have been fanned by these relentless winds have been in the news, and my thoughts, for the past few days. As … Continue reading The Santa Ana Winds