| Jan 8, 2014
| 1:23 PM
What an exciting New Year celebration it was for me this year. My good friends Mary and Larry Libhardt, who live in Minnesota, decided to leave the ice scrapers behind and head for sunny California and the Rose Parade.
Of course I said that I would love...
| Mar 9, 2011
| 12:56 PM
The La Cañada Flintridge Tournament of Roses Association’s first Happy Hour of the year was hosted by Lanterman House Museum. More than 40 intrepid floaters sipped beverages and glanced at Lanterman’s display of items evoking memories of the...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 1:36 PM
The dark clouds that threatened rain all day last Friday were held at bay, allowing some 65 people to remain dry and comfortably conversational atLa Cañada Flintridge Tournament of Roses Association’s monthly “Happy Hour” evening....
| Jul 13, 2011
| 4:05 PM
It has been pretty darn muggy around here lately. It felt more like being in the state of Virginia than California. The weather people promise that it will get better — I certainly hope so.
The expansive and beautiful backyard of Judy and...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 6:42 PM
No priorities were misplaced recently when Meredith and Tom Reynolds hosted the La Cañada Flintridge Tournament of Roses Assn. July Happy Hour. In fact, nearly 80 people placed this event at the top of their social calendar.
It was unseasonably balmy...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 2:20 PM
The big Labor Day celebration that always marks the transition from summer to fall has just flown by us.
In the old days, the men and women of fashion had to put away their white clothes and shoes until the next June. Here in Southern California, the old...
| Apr 8, 2012
Residents of our valley joined their hearts and hands for a fundraising dining-out adventure called “Dinners from the Heart” in support of Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services.
More than 400 community members, neighbors and friends...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 8:35 PM
We are headed for August sizzle as the thermometer begins its climb upward. However, that is not the only thing sizzling — the Tony Award-winning musical “Memphis” is setting the Pantages Theatre on fire. The show, set in Memphis in...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 8:10 PM
“East Meets Fete” was the theme chosen for “Only at Descanso,” the recent fundraising gala held at Descanso Gardens.
Heather Sturt Haaga, a Descanso trustee, seamlessly chaired the gala that raised $202,000 in support of the...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 2:36 PM
Summer is humming lazily along in its happy way. I’ve been enjoying the soft rhythm as the days and evenings unfold. The only thing that would make summer better would be if we had lightnin’ bugs that flitted by with their tiny illuminations...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 6:49 PM
It's hard to believe, but the first day of spring, March 20, is nearly here. We have already sprung an hour ahead and we are now thankfully into daylight saving time. I love having the sun shine later into the evening.
An afternoon performance of...