Twas the Night Before School Starts

westward beach sunsetTwas the night before school starts, and all through the house…

We were sweating our butts off so we piled into the car and headed for the beach. It’s something of a tradition in our family, that I bully everyone into motion and we all drive out to the beach, where they have so much fun that they feel bad for dragging their feet and they say “why don’t we come to the beach more often?”

Today we were so hot that we stopped and got subs for a picnic dinner instead of eating at home or making food at home to bring with us. Besides, it’s good to support local businesses.

This year we changed up our routine and went to Westward Beach instead of County Line. We were greeted with a beautiful sunset, nice big waves, and another year of memories to close out the summer.

westward beach boy rock

westward beach teens

westward beach ocean wave rocks

The Great Race of Agoura 2020

If a woman runs a cancelled 5K during a pandemic, did it really happen? Running a 5K is no small challenge for me. I hate running. Every step of the way, I think to myself “Why am I doing this?” which is why I listen to podcasts or audiobooks during my training runs to take […]

Better Than Measure V

sticker design with american flag

TL;DR: I am voting NO on Measure V. Of course I support repairs and upgrades for our school facilities and to help our kids, however, not the way Measure V is written. I encourage all stakeholders to pay closer attention and to read the fine print. Our LVUSD ¬†students need us to pay attention. If […]

Steeped Coffee Single-Serve Bags

steeped coffee bag with package

As long as I have been alive, my mother has been an avid coffee drinker. I remember when instant coffee bags were invented – they’re like tea bags, but with coffee in them, and they are supposed to taste better than instant coffee crystals that you just stir into hot water, because there is some […]