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

The Nest of All Nests

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I can’t remember the last time I stepped foot into “The House” God’s House…the nest of all nests. I have sojourned to a fair share of grand cathedrals and temples as well as the Great Ayia Sofia, but the last … Continue reading

911! Are you Ready for the Big One?

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 Whether the big one for you is an earthquake, tornado, hurricane or super storm, are you prepared for the worst? I’m not talking about stumbling to find your toddler’s Handy Manny flashlight or light up a few candles for a … Continue reading

Strolling the East Side

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East of Hollywood that is. It was a day planned to get-a-way from the nest and simply do things not ordinarily in our daily schedule. My always-ready-for-an-adventure amigo and I, started out with an impromptu garage sale in Los Feliz, … Continue reading

Nesting off the Grid

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“I’m a dishwasher,” Guisepi says to the fifth and six graders sitting on the edges of their seats engrossed with their surprise visitor on a Monday morning.  Although Guisepi’s first job was a dishwasher, he wrote that off when he … Continue reading

Sweet Little Somethings

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 Roses are red, violets are blue, we wish winter would rest his weary head so that we may wake to the oh-so-sweet morning dew. This winter-wonderland is where our favorite rosy-cheek friend resides. (Oh, how we love that jolly ‘ole … Continue reading

I’ll Stop the World and Melt with You.

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My favorite part of the weekday is wrapping my arms around my little ones when I pick them up from their long day at school. Mornings always flash by like a bolt of lightening that I barely have a chance … Continue reading

Beginning Again Right Where I Am

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…naked toes sink into the sun-warmed sand, whilst the water trickles over and between before it retracts again. Just with each rolling wave, the ocean starts a fresh new breath, so do I breathe like the ocean, so do I … Continue reading

Eat More Greens

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It was a special occasion having a babysitter growing up, with my mother’s mother and her youngest sister living with us it wasn’t a perpetual event.  However, my grandmother at times would stay with other family members and my aunt … Continue reading