Celebrating Summer at Lauritzen Gardens

I couldn’t sleep last night, so I turned on the TV and flipped through channel after channel until I came to a studio set decked out in Christmas trees, snowmen, multi-colored fairy lights, and poinsettia boughs.  It was QVC, and two women were on the screen demonstrating how to use festive, Christmas-themed draw-string gift bags …

Sunday Morning Stroll

I had lunch with a friend yesterday, and between mouthfuls of cheese enchiladas and fish tacos we theorized as to the cause of our recent weight gains.  We settled on two causal factors (neither of which, by the way, had anything to do with enchiladas or tacos):  “getting older” and “lack of exercise.”  I’m putting …