But I do Love Birthday Cake!

My birthday is tomorrow.  My birthday is tomorrow.  My birthday is tomorrow. Part of me experiences the childlike excitement that phrase elicits.  Part of me says this is no time for self congratulation or celebration if you’re living in Santa Barbara.  Too much has been lost by too many. Anyhow, I can’t bring myself toContinue reading “But I do Love Birthday Cake!”

Cheating Death Again

Many many years ago as I flew home from college in a small propeller plane, I sat in the bar area in the tail of the aircraft next to 1950’s celebrity Tab Hunter. He told me that he has to fly a lot and each time he lands he announces to himself, “Cheated death again!”Continue reading “Cheating Death Again”

Some Things Do Endure

A favorite activity for many of us this time of the year, is to review photographs of the past year. It always amazes me that many of “the year in pictures” photos I see have almost been forgotten in the course of a year. We live in such a fast-paced popular culture! What we thoughtContinue reading “Some Things Do Endure”

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