the weather is brilliant, the scenery gorgeous, the food incredible. as per usual in san francisco. have already consumed amazing fresh pea shoots with garlic, all manner of delicious dumplings like shrimp and chive, scallop and ginger, cabbage and pork, as well as roast duck and long beans, sesame balls and custard tarts at dim sum, terrific wood fired pizza in larkspur, perused the very best of the san francisco ferry terminal farmer's market, sampled recchiuti chocolates, ciao bella gelato, peets coffee. we have played in gentle streams among the redwoods, crossed the golden gate bridge 4 times, been moved by great art at sf moma's gallery in fort mason, sampled a bit of greens restaurant take away, frolicked in the sun, stared at the boats in the bay, read books, sketched, played catch, shopped in mill valley, corte madera and san francisco, hung out in bookstores, kicked back. taken on and off our sweaters 100 times, all carefree and easily enjoyed. all just as delicious as we remembered. you are very charming san francisco, we've missed you since we moved back east.