Coming Up For Air

Tiny Flowers, Lichen, Oak Leaves, Stone. Along the Shore of the Frio River, Laity Lodge, Texas. A Ride Into Grace Last spring–before I knew my grandson would be in California for his sixth birthday, before I knew my son-in-law’s submarine would be in port in San Diego the last weekend of September, before I knew […]

Made for Forever

Gamble House, Pasadena. Front Entry. September, 2012. Built to LastCalifornia is unrelentingly young. We have no Anasazi ruins, no medieval castles, no Renaissance cathedrals. But we love our historic treasures all the same. Pasadena is known for her Arts and Crafts bungalows. And the queen of those bungalows is the Gamble House, built in 1907-1908. This old house, […]