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I hope your weekend is off to a great start!   This past week has been a bit slow for me…I returned home safely from Cinque Terre and London.  It was an amazing adventure; however, it’s taken me longer than usual to recover from jet lag.   Pictured above, Manarola, Cinque Terre, Italy photographed during sunset.  This […]

Good Morning Friends, How are you doing?  I hope you are delightfully enjoying your summer.   As for me, all is well.   My plans for this weekend are:  chores (which never seem to end), a quick trip to Ikea for inexpensive yet stylish flower vases, and studying Italian in preparation for next month’s trip to England […]

Hello and Happy Weekend! I’m enjoying a beautiful day…golden California sunshine against a cloudless bright blue sky and temperatures in the mid 80’s.  Although it’s mid November, it hasn’t been cold enough yet, to wear my cozy cable knit nor my merino wool sweaters.   And lately,  I’ve been dreaming of owning a small vacation […]

Hello Friends.  Happy Weekend!  In this moment, I’m determined to finish selecting classes for the Fall Semester while Coffee by Sylvia Esso plays softly in the background.  Speaking of classes, I just signed up for and am looking forward to  Food Styling and iPhoneography workshop with Julie Lee.  I find continuing education is crucial and vital […]

Good Morning! I sincerely hope that you’re doing well and ready for a terrific weekend!   As for me, my weekend plans include celebrating my birthday at one of my favorite restaurants, power walking at The Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens, creating a new summer recipe (if all things go well, I’ll share it with you […]