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Taking Stock

Stocks Send Vote Of No Confidence The stock market sent a vote of no confidence in the government or in the economy, losing 15% in two weeks. The economy continues to make slow improvement; our government does not. Its fiasco in allowing an artificial debt ceiling to become an...

Wisdom Workout

 Stepping Courageously into the Future The Laguna Beach Woman’s Club, located on St. Ann’s Drive, is in a creative mode. They’ve added a free monthly speaker series. The events are both free and easy. No long night meetings or early morning appointments. No expensive lunch dates....

McWeather or Not

South Swell Time! The sunshine just keeps on comin’! A bit of crud in the mornings, but poof it’s gone by 10 or 11 leaving us with clear sunny skies all afternoon, quite a far cry from last summer when we couldn’t buy a sunny day. Skies are sunny and blue with no haze and gentle...

Village Matters

 Amazing Stories  “Only Make Believe,” the Pageant of the Masters presentation this year, included a series of art covers from the 1930s science fiction magazine “Amazing Stories.”  That set off a whole link of community history tidbits floating through my mind.  It turns out...


All That Glitters How did you like Mark? Seems like a nice boy. He is. I’m in love with him. Usually it would take you another whole week to get to this point, He must be special. He is. Did you see his car? Was it the red one parked on my lawn? It wasn’t parked on your lawn, it...

Musings on the Coast

Art Outcasts Envision a New Venture  Over the years, I have been involved in many non-profits whose influence continues to reach every corner of the county, successes that often sprang from adversity. This column and others to follow will tell some of their surprising histories....
Posted On 05 Aug 2011