I spend a lot of time in the car car getting to and from work.  To break up the monotony, and to stay sane, I listen to a lot of audiobooks.  I enjoy both fiction and non-fiction.   I also like to read, so sometimes as I am perusing over my next book to listen to, … More Audiobooks

Out for a Ride

My husband and I like to go out for weekend (or weekday if we can swing it) bike rides into the hills around where we live.  When we started, these were the biking equivalent of a stroll, slow pedals with stops for food and drink.  He has since become an enthusiast while I struggle to … More Out for a Ride

Quinoa Salad

Lunch! I’m bringing my lunch to work today!  I tried to imitate a local grocery store’s, Mollie Stones, deli counter salad.  They didn’t have the recipe on their website, but I thought I’d try it. I think it turned out pretty well.  The taste is pretty similar. I included quinoa, black beans, corn, and roasted … More Quinoa Salad

Saturday Cafe

I spent much of the day in a lecture. Well, Sometimes duty calls. But, a friend and I did manage to escape for lunch to one of my favorite French cafes in San Francisco Cafe Claude sits just inside a small alley, and is like stepping through the doors into a brasserie in Paris. I … More Saturday Cafe

About the name…

Starts with K, seemed to me to be an apt name for this blog.  K the first letter of my name, Kristy, so that seems fairly natural.  It’s a name that has any number of spellings, so when I am asked for my name, it is often followed by, “with a K.”  I also thought … More About the name…

Local Dinner Out

It you are a fan of thin crust Italian-style pizza, this pizza is the best this side of Italy.  The pizzaiolo (pizza maker) has authentic certification to prove it. Going, going….. Pictured is our pizza Del Cafone.  So if you find yourself in Silicon Valley, you too can enjoy a tasty slice of Naples.  Napoletana … More Local Dinner Out