Anaheimland

Over the weekend Patrick and I went to another one of Charles Phoenix‘s shows, and this one about our still-new-to-us home, Anaheim. Okay, well, we really live in Orange, but Anaheim is right next door, and I work in Anaheim! Phoenix’s presentation was at Anaheim High School, which is a beyond gorgeous 1930s school, built during…

Brunch Time

Well, the moving countdown continues! We are exactly a week away now! I’ve been continuing to pack as well as make time for all of my friends who still want to hang out before we hit the road. And over the weekend we did some of that, meeting up with Suzanne (of Sweetie Suz) and…

San Diego Finds

Well, we are home from San Diego! What a trip! It was lots of fun, but I’m certainly glad to be home. I was planning on my “haul” post to be my last post about San Diego, but it seems y’all are just too impatient to hear about this vintage shop I’ve been hinting at on…

Smell the Flowers

One of my all-time favorite stories (and subsequent cartoons) is Ferdinand the Bull, the story of a bull who would much rather smell the flowers than fight the matador. In 1938 Disney made the beloved book into a cartoon, and while the cartoon won Best Short Subject: Cartoon at the Academy Awards and had many…

Riding the Stage

When I wrote about Laurence and Sylvian visiting I mentioned buying a skirt that was similar to the one I wore when out with them, well recently arrived! And I couldn’t wait to wear it! Whereas my previous skirt featured wagons headed west, this one has stagecoaches. Not only is this another wonderful addition to…