Destiny

I’d like to blog more often than once every few months, so I’ve been trying to figure out what in the world I’m obsessed enough about that I’d have something to say about it that often.  I’d really rather just go back to whatever book I’m reading.  Then it hit me.  Duh!  It’s books. I …

Seen Any Good Movies Lately?

Seen any good movies lately?  Now, that’s a frequently asked question here at the shop.  Well, yes.  As a matter of fact I have. “Game of Thrones”  wouldn’t officially be classified as a movie though.  It’s a long-running TV series — the best one HBO has, if you ask me.  Let me tell you a …

BeachAlert File #1

Once upon a time there was a beautiful beach in Southern California.  It had pretty little houses lined up along the strand.  They cost a million dollars.  Let’s live here when we grow up, okay? Then we could take a walk on the beach every day.  We would see things like runners and walkers, skaters …

Introduction to the BeachAlert Files

I’ve been promising to archive my BeachAlert files for what seems like a very long time to me.  Now I’m finally getting around to it. About ten years ago, BeachAlert was an occasional ezine I’d publish on an irregular basis after my almost-daily walks on the beach. I’d heard about negative ions and how they …

“Let Me Entertain You!”

Louise Reichlin is a famous dancer and choreographer.  She’s performed on Broadway, been on the faculty of the University of Southern California, and done many other wonderful things — one of which is her new interactive “Reality Series,” which recently premiered at the Madrid Theater in Los Angeles. “The Shampoo” is one of the numbers …