Category Archives: California Living

Angus Dei

 “Pie Jesu” In one of those miracles of life, the sun casts a rosy glow to the jet engine outside my window. It’s a magical moment of peace and movement that passes for stillness as the ethereal Pie Jesu plays in … Continue reading

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Brick House

Working in property business for years at a time means that I have flashbacks. Not the ones that you would expect. I re-visit houses which I’ve visited in the past. Just a flash of a room or a building and … Continue reading

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Exhausted by living in California

Trying to live the pure California life. So why do I feel so guilty? Continue reading

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The Gift

An unexpected reaction to Hillary’s candidacy for president Continue reading

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Christmas 2015

2015 in review – as uneventful as it comes for me! Enjoy the pictures. Continue reading

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How different

My son graduated from American High School Thursday night. He joined about 420 other students in the middle of the football field – sitting in no particular order so he was another maroon shrouded boy/man in the middle of a … Continue reading

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One of the guys

Spending most of my time with men is a by product of a career in product management and business. It is so much a part of my life that I simply forget that in many women’s lives and in some … Continue reading

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Quiet Disquiet

When I lived with in London, someone from the recently ex-East Berlin visited for a few days. She arrived – and stayed with us for 3 months. She arrived a married woman travelling through London for a short while. When she left she … Continue reading

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Sunday, Sunday

Traditionally the most dreaded day of the week has been Monday. In my book, Sunday easily trumps Monday as the worst day of the week. Why? Because in our house Sunday has always been chore day. This means that Friday … Continue reading

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Business Mom

I recently listened to a Webinar where Deepak Chopra spoke. At the end he was asked what people could do today to change their lives. He gave out three questions which one should ask oneself every morning. I put them … Continue reading

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