Exploring Pasadena, A California Staycation

Exploring Pasadena, A California Staycation

Pasadena is relatively close to where I live in Los Angeles and during COViD I explored more of it. You may think of Pasadena as the place for the Rose Bowl football game, the Tournament of Roses Parade as well as the place where Jet Propulsion lab, Caltech and ArtCenter College of Design make change … Continued

Remembering Joannie Parker!

Before COVID-19, we would have gathered this weekend in honor of Joannie Parker at the campus of the former Westlake School for Girls where she was my teacher and mentor. However, now we will gather May 8, 2021 instead. I miss my friend so very much. The video footage above is from Westlake reunion day … Continued

Joannie Parker

Happy Birthday Joannie Parker!

Happy Birthday Joannie Parker! Today she would have been 86 years old. This photo is from 10 years ago when she was a 76 year-old bridesmaid at my wedding! I first met her in 1983 when she was my junior year English teacher and the following year my senior year Women’s Studies teacher at Westlake … Continued

Lisa Niver Marcie Bradley at Northstar for TOST

Thank You Marcie Bradley For Being My Friend

I met Marcie Bradley in Los Angeles and she and Coop convinced me to come to the Tahoe area for the Expedition Kirkwood Women’s Ski Clinic. I was worried that I was not a good enough skier for the mountain or the clinic. It turns out I was more than good enough and additionally had … Continued

Time to Take Care of Yourself

For nearly seven years, I worked on a cruise ship. Everyone thinks it is such an easy job but we did work every day! All jobs have stresses and everyone needs to take care of him or herself. My friend, Nancy, and I even used to offer to be the tester in the Spa for … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel