Tag Archives: serendipity

Presenting: Malcolm Gladwell

Ariel and I calculated that 11:00 Monday morning was our best chance to avoid the crowds at Costco. As we zipped over—no traffic either—the big sign on the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center read: Distinguished Speaker series: Malcolm Gladwell, tonight … Continue reading

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Every Tuesday I hustle to the farmer’s market.

I go for the freshest of the fresh: the eggs straight from the coop, corn just picked this morning, Thomspon seedless grapes like Grandpa Fred used to grow. And I go for the smiles. The fruit guy knows me, he … Continue reading

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I Love Peets…and not just for the coffee

Every Tuesday and Thursday it’s the Early Bird bike ride. The Biker Chicks do a loop from Hermosa Beach along ocean bike path—watch for dolphins!—up the hill around the golf course—watch for golf balls!!—then around Palos Verdes Boulevard—watch for cars!!! … Continue reading

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Happy New Year Surprise….

Went round and round about whether to post this e-mail I got yesterday….I’ve had lots of heartwarming experiences lately but this one….wow…this one doesn’t just warm my heart, gives it a sunburn… in a good way. Plus, a great excuse … Continue reading

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From Bike to Blackboard: Everyone Loves a Happy Ending….!

Back in June I was in Telluride, holding up a sign looking for concert tickets—proof positive that a mother will do anything for her children. Into the hustle-bustle of the Bluegrass Festival pedaled Derek and Gabriel, who were riding bicycles … Continue reading

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