Author Archives: The Inadvertent Gardener

About The Inadvertent Gardener

My name is Genie. I was born in Washington D.C., where, in fact, people garden. I was not one of those people. In September 2005, I moved to Iowa. In April 2006, I decided to plant some herbs in a couple of pots. Next thing I knew, I had a garden.

{205} Pa amb tomaquet, two ways

{205} Pa amb tomaquet, two ways, originally uploaded by The Inadvertent Gardener. One thing I wanted to do over the weekend was get to Contigo, since I hadn’t been there in months and pa amb tomaquet was back on the … Continue reading

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{204} Small bodyguard

{204} Small bodyguard, originally uploaded by The Inadvertent Gardener. As Paul and I rode the California Street cable car line up the hill on Saturday night, we spotted this adorable youngster in front of the Intercontinental Mark Hopkins.

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{203} 13

{203} 13, originally uploaded by The Inadvertent Gardener. While Paul was at a show at the Warfield, I took myself out to dinner and then met friends at Kozy Kar for a drink, where we waited for him to join … Continue reading

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{202} Bottle catching the sunset light

{202} Bottle catching the sunset light, originally uploaded by The Inadvertent Gardener. I had dinner at Encuentro tonight, while playing with my new Canon 60D as the sun set down 2nd Street.

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{201} Trivia Night

{201} Trivia Night, originally uploaded by The Inadvertent Gardener. Though Paul and I had plans to meet up and do some camping and Burning Man logistics work, lo and behold, we found ourselves playing trivia at Blur instead. It is … Continue reading

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{200} Saffron from the Spice Market

{200} Saffron from the Spice Market, originally uploaded by The Inadvertent Gardener. Paul brought back this saffron from the Spice Market in Istanbul when he was there visiting in June. I used it tonight for the first time in a … Continue reading

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{199} Kristina and Jen

{199} Kristina and Jen, originally uploaded by The Inadvertent Gardener. This picture, taken at Kristina’s farewell dinner at Anita & Cam’s, makes me ever-so-happy, for so many reasons.

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{198} The moon, above the North Bay

{198} The moon, above the North Bay, originally uploaded by The Inadvertent Gardener. I am not even going to begin to tell the story of what this shot entailed. But suffice it to say, it was the most memorable moment … Continue reading

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{197} Licking the instrument

{197} Licking the instrument, originally uploaded by The Inadvertent Gardener. Sunshine totally got into her role at the performance at her own graduation party. It was awesome.

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{196} Respect!

{196} Respect!, originally uploaded by The Inadvertent Gardener. We had dinner at San Tung tonight with Anita, Cam and Kristina. This was Paul’s fortune.

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