Neighborhoods Category

Sandy ego

I’m back! My only excuse is I have been busy (like all of you!). Down to San Diego, up to Valencia and all the chores involved with both houses, as well as the new car, is stretching every minute four or five times. But here I am with the latest updates.  I have to admit the craziness […]

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North of the Border

After the long rant last time, I thought I would turn to something more light-hearted and not talk too much. 😀 You will forgive me, too, I know, if this is a bit disjointed and inarticulate as we were down in San Diego all day yesterday and I am beat. As I have said here […]

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Gilty pleasure

For some reason, the Santa Clarita Valley where we live has three glossy magazines about living here in shangrila. Things like Inside Santa Clarita or Elite Valencia, of all things, Seasons, now that’s rich (we really have only one). A couple of weeks ago, as I was thumbing through them for once (instead of instantly […]

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Ox tale soap

On April 1 I saw this headline in our local rag sheet.  As is often the case, it dovetailed perfectly with the post that had been swirling in my head for today. If you only knew Stepford-like Santa Clarita, you would be rolling in the, well, wherever you are and could be rolling around, doubled […]

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Island whirld

First off, I have to apologize to all of you for my being MIA last week. I am overwhelmed with a project that takes me all through March.  I may have to post every other week until it is done. In order to keep this cool and upbeat, I am focusing on the pleasant aspects of […]

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