Happiness Category

Sunning up roses

This year is off to a great start. So, I thought I would reflect that in the name of the post and the pictures — all taken at the Rose Parade for the 137th Tournament of Roses, in Pasadena.  It seemed that whenever I went to Pasadena to take pictures in the past few years, […]

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The allure of good fortune

Often when I post I will tell you I have had a busy week and this was thrown together. Well, this was the opposite. Other than planting more ground cover to replace lawn, I have been lazing around, reading a new book (that I will amplify on next week), watching the political spectacle unfolding here, […]

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Meet me in San Luis

Coincidentally, this week, the LA Times had an article about the Central California Coast entitled: Nature Meets Luxury.  Isn’t that the truth! I am devoting the entire summer to it, not for the luxury, but for the beauty. Let me start this ad hoc post today with an apology: it may seem tossed together as […]

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Have a Danish

When I first came to California one summer during high school, I summarily dismissed the place as one big beach party.  I was wrong! Much later, when my new husband and I drove out from New York after our trip to India, to start our new life together where did we land, of course, but […]

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Love reignbows

Oh, if I only had Scalia’s solipsistic sagacity to have come up with jiggery-pokery myself – I think I would rename this blog with it, LOL. 😀 Let me make this a short post about my gladness at the direction the country is headed, finally, after some pretty discouraging months. What a week! The Confederate flag being […]

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