Tito Bandito

As the story goes Tito, our mostly beloved Chihuahua, was introduced to another Chihuahua and this even feistier little soul was smitten with him. Since this love at first sight had never once before occurred for little Lucy (truthfully I … Continue reading

The Grand ‘Ole Pantry

I suppose there is a charm and nostalgia to the pantry as it is one of the most requested features in American homes today. I have never had a pantry in any of my many nests until now. It’s certainly … Continue reading

Fiesta Anyone?

How about this setting for a soiree? I pranced across this magical place on one of my LB garden walks https://www.facebook.com/LagunaNursery, yet another nook and cranny to discover along the craggy cliffs of Laguna. This particular finding was tucked away … Continue reading

Everyone Looses.

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My son isn’t happy with the comment from Coach Mica. How can that be possible all the blood sweat and tears in dedicated practices, the undefeated preseason accomplishments and well into the third week of the official season and that’s … Continue reading

If It Makes Her Happy.

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“If anytime you want to get rid of them”…I don’t know why but Yolanda’s request is replaying in my mind and all I can think is, why not…if it makes her happy. Sure I was lured to them initially and … Continue reading

What About the Facade?

We don’t give much thought to walls and windows of the outdoor world. Inside our nest we pay more attention to them by adorning walls with precious photos and inspiring artwork. Our windows are our connection to the great outdoors … Continue reading

And Then There Was One.

The original gang consisted of three. A Dalmatian spotted one, a zebra striped one and now just this lonely one. The former ones that past were best buds frolicking about in their four-sided quarters. The Dalmatian one was the first … Continue reading

Coloring with Nature

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This year Yiayia’s Easter bread didn’t make it to our nest in its usual edible state. The package arrived a week in advance, however, we weren’t there to happily receive the goods. The day we were able to tear open … Continue reading

A Walk on the Wild Side

As the world continues to urbanize, the 133 or the Canyon as locals call it preserves itself in its majestic beauty even with its austere accountability as the main throughway between the highways and main beach in Laguna Beach. As … Continue reading

Winging it with the Good Stuff

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I like food that is naturally beautiful and that has a bit of history behind it. From the tender care of seeds, to sprouting seedlings and full maturity, from its harvest and directly into the kitchen with the clumps of … Continue reading