If people go to the spa and sweat it out in a sauna to lose weight, then why haven’t I, who have cried gallons more than their perspiration, daily, why haven’t I lost weight? Last week was our final full week in California. Wednesday marked the beginning of the goobyes to the piano students. It […]Read More Never Forget
Cross-posted from Cherry Blossoms The Blog. The Pacific Asia Museum was one of those places that, as soon as I was there, I kicked myself for not having gone sooner. Located in Pasadena close to the 210 and with a free day the fourth Friday of every month, I had no good reason to not go. […]Read More Discovering Los Angeles: Pacific Asia Museum
All mid-day activities have been temporarily suspended. This includes blogging. Packing has begun and my social life is getting in the way. See you on the other side. (Or, when I go crazy and need a break.) (Or if I find something that needs to be posted so I can discard the original.)Read More Notice
You probably already know how much I love the work of White Balance Photography. If I could afford it, I’d hire Ashley to document every family event ever. But since I’m on a budget I hired her only once a year for our family portraits. She’s awesome. Well, she’s feeling generous right now because she […]Read More Local (and UK) giveaway!
(I wrote this a long time ago and never got around to posting it…) When we left Virginia we knew that California was only a stop before we returned to the South. Paul said, “if this thing works out, you’ll have to make sure you never badmouth the following three things: beef, oil, and football. […]Read More Lone Star
It’s a tough thing to balance all the “one more time” activities with the responsibilities of cleaning and packing. Of course I want to fill my last month here will wonderful memories, but we won’t get out there if I don’t get anything done! Oh, and did I mention we’re going to reupholster our couch […]Read More Balance
When I use my imagination, and concentrate really hard, I can pretend that the haze from the nocturnal city lights are pale cousins to their dancing counterparts from the north, and that here they lay low. As the wind rustles the branches of the palms in the foreground I pretend that they are still and […]Read More Nostalgia (found today, written in Hawaii in 1999)