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Lili’s 8th birthday

Lili’s 8th birthday

Being 8 is about running in the fields without falling learning in more detail about the complicated parts of the world showing off on the monkey bars and sharing long distance sillies… Long Distance Nana: You need to brush your teeth. Long Distance Nieta: i just did. next time you see me they’ll be purple. [...]

A day of contrasts and a party for the ages

A day of contrasts and a party for the ages

Saturday was a filled with plants, to be bought, to be planted, to be weeded and to be arranged. There were surprises in the weeding. Somehow while James was weeding he managed to be stung by a bee. Mind you, he’s not the sort to wail and whine when he’s hurt, but boy I knew [...]

Pssst. Theodore Payne Foundation – annual sale!

Pssst.  Theodore Payne Foundation – annual sale!

Doors open @ 8:30. Can barely wait. Xeriscapers bliss. Don’t let the Poppy Day name fool you…lots that you can choose from… including these luscious sages. http://www.theodorepayne.org/events/poppyday.html

Was it only a week ago?

Was it only a week ago?

What a difference a week makes.

A break in the clouds

A break in the clouds

Most days are all about the business at hand. A week ago the clouds demanded attention. Good way to help put things back into perspective.

Strengthening family and community

Strengthening family and community

“We need to help students and parents cherish and preserve the ethnic and cultural diversity that nourishes and strengthens this community and this nation”. Cesar Chavez That was the prompt for middle and high school students that was designed by PUSD’s Language Assessment and Development Department back in February of this year. The art and [...]

The People of the Book

The People of the Book

As a young girl I went to mass every Sunday. In the 1950s and 1960s that meant that the mass was in Latin. While I was going to catechism I heard stories about how Catholics were treated in some countries. And I remember listening to a particular sermon that had me wondering if Russians were [...]

From the western edge of the arroyo

From the western edge of the arroyo

I happened to be on the west side of the arroyo Sunday afternoon. The snow defined our foothills in ways I’d never seen before.

zzzzzzzzzzzzz…

zzzzzzzzzzzzz…

The letter “z” was all my computer was placing on the screen on Tuesday. The delete key didn’t work and it wasn’t alone; the keys on the edge – q,a,z as the lefterly example – didn’t work. Happy to say that I was able to take it to the Apple Store on the same day. [...]

Happy 100th Birthday

Happy 100th Birthday

Girl Scouting turns 100 today. There have been and will continue to be a lot of articles written about what this means. Come with me on a very quick trip down memory lane. Follows are some of the things I learned via Girl Scouts in the 1950s, the 1960s and to this day. As a [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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