Celebrations Category

Bank shots

My niece is marrying a billionaire. Well, I should say, a billionaire’s son. Now, mind you, I have hobnobbed with my share of the international cognoscenti from time to time and Geoffrey’s family are well known and affluent, but this is warp-speed level in another universe. Her mother, my sister-in-law Vanessa, groomed this kid for exactly […]

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Lake effects, no?

First off, Happy 2017! This may be a completely disjointed post. Hopefully short on verbiage and long on photos. We had a whirlwind Christmas with visitors and trips to the mountains, dinners out, and crazy weather. Seriously, we are having lots of precip, which for us is a miracle. Cold enough to drape everything around us […]

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All things bright …

So here we are, embarking (almost) on a new year. I am sure every one of us is looking on the brightest side we can. For me, the holidays are wonderful, no matter what else is going on.  By the way, to those of you who have been with me these last few years as […]

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Rode to joy

You will be gratified to see that this is not a wordy post, for a change because this has been a frenzied two weeks and the rest of the year portends to be no less harried. Time for updates. Autumn has finally arrived in Los Angeles, more or less. We had a scorching summer and the […]

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On pines and needles

This post is really just a place holder so that I can keep to my regular schedule. Not that I haven’t thought it through, I have and there is a reason to put it up here. But, I am working on my summer travel post and, as usual, it is taking up a lot of […]

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