What does it mean to "come home?"
An Unscientific Sample of female vs. male attitudes towards clothing and attire Me: I care. I like fabric. I enjoy pattern, texture, color. He: oblivious. Me: enjoy getting new things to wear. Even a new pair of socks can make my pulse race. He: does not enjoy new things to wear. Me: happy to give away the … Continue reading Sartorial Observations
If I could sum up the most important thing I learned during my junior high years, it would be the statement frequently heard in my Social Studies class when a question was posed by our teacher to which no one had the answer. "You remember what you want to remember," she thundered. I cowered. I … Continue reading You Remember What You Want to Remember! And don’t forget it!
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 to … Continue reading But I do Love Birthday Cake!
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 thought … Continue reading Some Things Do Endure