In the Wind

As a child, I always wondered about how mail traveled. I witnessed our postman deliver the bundle of envelopes to us with sweat and toil on sticky summer afternoons, however, when we dropped it off at the post office, how … Continue reading

Baby It’s Cold Outside

So why don’t we stay inside and get crafty. Since ninety percent of our belongings are crated away in purgatory somewhere and we still don’t have a place of peace to call our own, I became inventive with a rusty … Continue reading

The Prodigious Package

I used to think the best things came in small packages and that eventually they may add up to something like a collection of shiny and sparkly bijoux with stories behind each little piece. While I’m fortunate enough to have … Continue reading

A Dash of Luck in The Galley

There has been lots of cheer and merry making in our nest, thanks to a certain visit from someone in a fuzzy red suit. We look forward to this time of year, a break from it all without plans only … Continue reading

The Road Not Taken

I always feel a need to sing the chorus of De colores when on our adventure to what feels like grandma’s nest. Within a quarter of an hour, we trot through a mini forest and various gardens to get to … Continue reading

Summer Birds

Chilled mango lassi, long starry nights in a hammock, a racing Santa in Spandex along El Camino Real and of course our golden rule, twenty minutes of reading every morning…these are a few of our favorite summer things. Yes, a … Continue reading

I Can’t Sew Worth a Lick

…something my late grandfather would not be thrilled about. Although he was a tailor by profession, it wasn’t bestowed upon any of the male siblings except to my aunt who no doubt studied by his side. Growing up under the … Continue reading

The Sweetest Thing

Sometimes the sweetest things pop up into your world and get you so giddy people can’t help but notice your happiness. I found this precious golden prize beaming from among many eclectic and random items typical at a flea market … 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