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Dear Anita: Look Up!

Dear Anita, I spend a lot of time in my head. It’s a squirrelly place up there. I tend to get lost. I read a lot. Books and articles and opinion pieces. Then I catastrophize. Always with the catastrophizing. About different things.... Continue Reading →

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Dear Anita: Go Climb a Mountain!

Dear Anita, John Muir had a lot to say about our California landscape, most importantly he reminds us to, “Climb the mountains and get their good tidings.” This is a command I take in earnest. I have recently returned from... Continue Reading →

Dear Anita: On Solace

Dear Anita, Do you ever park your car and just...sit? Not necessarily to avoid the place you have arrived or to gather yourself in anticipation of what is to come. But instead to just...be? To enjoy this kind of in... Continue Reading →

Dear Anita: I Am Ready for Spring!

Dear Anita, Enough of this winter! I am a born and bred Southern Californian. I need my sunshine! I miss our long afternoons. The evenings I spend on my balcony, eating hefty spoonfuls of mint chip ice cream while the... Continue Reading →

Dear Anita: A Little Sweetness for a Sour Day

Dear Anita, Did you know, if you step into See’s Candies, just the middle of a gray day, no occasion, they will hand you sweetness? Wrapped in stiff, pleated paper. A drop of milk chocolate with a rich nougat center.... Continue Reading →

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