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Published on July 7th, 2021
Reimagine your garage and give your family the space they need
This past year is one we will likely never forget. Many of my clients found themselves scrambling for more space in their homes. They were having to share not only the Wifi, but the actual rooms they needed to work in. Once we realized that the pandemic was not ...By Jennifer Raftis, CPOr


Published on July 7th, 2021
Digging Deep with Goddess Gardener, Cynthia Brian
"The keeping of bees is like the direction of sunbeams." ~ Henry David Thoreau
Barefoot and wearing our bathing suits, my daughter was teaching me Bar Method exercises out on our lawn on ...
By Cynthia Brian


Published on June 23rd, 2021
Shifty situations can create un-plumb door problems
The door to my daughter's bedroom at our house in El Cerrito had come out of plumb (no longer square). After a small earthquake, the door would bind on the top of the jamb and was stuck at about three inches away from completely closing. Since she was a toddler, it ...By Jim Hurley


Published on June 23rd, 2021
Digging Deep with Goddess Gardener, Cynthia Brian
By Cynthia Brian

"I value my garden more for being full of blackbirds than of cherries, and very ...
By Cynthia Brian


Published on June 9th, 2021
Digging Deep with Goddess Gardener, Cynthia Brian
Normally the sound of weed-whackers disrupts the tranquility of living the soulful country life, but this year, I am grateful to hear their constant buzzing. With a summer of historical dryness in front of us bringing a looming fire danger, cutting the grasses on ...By Cynthia Brian


Published on June 9th, 2021
Using Mother Nature against Mother Nature
After 33 years living in Lafayette in the same house, Gint Federas and his wife, Geni, took on a major landscaping project to halt the erosion of their property. "We originally had a retaining wall which directed the water, but it led to extensive erosion of the land ...By Jon Kingdon


Published on May 26th, 2021
The shocking truth about GFCI outlets
In the third season of "Goliath" (a somewhat noir series, but worth watching if you haven't), Diana and Wade Blackwood, portrayed by Amy Brenneman and Dennis Quaid, play an intense game where one of them sits in the bathtub full of water and the other throws in a ...By Jim Hurley


Published on May 26th, 2021
Digging Deep with Goddess Gardener, Cynthia Brian


"Fire is never a gentle master."~ Proverb
By Cynthia Brian


Published on May 12th 2021
Digging Deep with Goddess Gardener, Cynthia Brian
"I was reared in the garden, you know." ~ Emily Dickenson
If you are like most people who have been hibernating and following CDC social distancing protocols during the pandemic, you are ...
By Cynthia Brian


Published on May 12th 2021
Lafayette Juniors tour focuses on life in your own backyard
Sparkling pools, outdoor kitchens, vegetable gardens and chicken coops were some of the elements shared by the homes on the Outdoor Living Tour hosted by the Lafayette Juniors on Saturday, May 1. Owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, last year the Juniors had to cancel their ...By Sora O'Doherty


Published on April 28th, 2021
Slipping and sliding
When the key stopped working on the driver side door of my old Ford Ranger, after 10 years and 175,000 miles, I called the dealer's parts counter to ask about replacing the lock. "Don't do that yet," the Parts-Guy said, "Get a can of Tri-Flow and spray the heck out ...By Jim Hurley


Published on April 28th, 2021
Digging Deep with Goddess Gardener, Cynthia Brian
"My garden is my most beautiful work of art" - Claude Monet
We've all heard the adage, "April showers bring May flowers!" We have the flowers this year, but April precipitation did not ...
By Cynthia Brian


Published on April 14th, 2021
The Real Estate Quarter in Review
The first quarter of 2021 began with a continued fast pace in activity on the residential side of Lamorinda real estate. The closings that occurred, for the most part, came from properties that went under contract in late November to late February - with no seasonal ...By Conrad Bassett, CRP, GMS-T; Licensed Real Estate Broker


Published on April 14th, 2021
Digging Deep with Goddess Gardener, Cynthia Brian
"You may know the world is a magical place when Mother Nature creates her own jewelry." ~ Maya Angelou
Spring is the most colorful season of the year with a cornucopia of bulbs, flowers, ...
By Cynthia Brian


Published on March 31st, 2021
Digging Deep with Goddess Gardener, Cynthia Brian
By Cynthia Brian

"It was Easter Sunday. The full-blossomed trees filled all the air with fragrance and ...
By Cynthia Brian



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