Category Archives: Celebrities (Classy Ones)

Happy Super Bowl Sunday from Santa Barbara! Victorian Chick on Fitness (and Instagram)

Ed. Note: The Patriots have won the Super Bowl. I heard on the radio that people eat more on Super Bowl Sunday than Thanksgiving, so if you’re feeling immobilized by whatever decadent food you’ve consumed, here’s a way to atone.¬† … Continue reading

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Happy Friday from the SBAC Pool: Blogging Break, New York, Re-Post of D-Day 2011 Blog

Ah… I just finished a great strength training workout and found no open lanes at the pool, so I thought I would check in after nearly six weeks of no blogging. New York was amazing as always, packed with cabaret, … Continue reading

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New York City, Part II: Corner Bookstore, Laura Benanti at 54 Below, Waverly Inn, Cafe Wha!, Don’t Tell Mama, and Joe Allen [Posted from SB]

Ed. Note: I’ve been back in CA since Tuesday night but spending time with J and resting after a great but physically rough trip (ankle, short cold, abdominal pain). I will blog tomorrow on the wonderful art opening at Lola, … Continue reading

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Victorian Chick Joins Twitter on 2nd Anniversary Week of VC Plus Thoughts on my “Relaxed” Attitude Toward Shipping, Unpacking and Organizational Matters Generally with Note on the Irritating Evan Handler

  I. The Twitter Story Well, after my sixth writer or businessperson friend made a case for the value of Twitter–the practical rather than intellectual value of course–I finally decided to join. Of course, the first attempt was a Reverse … Continue reading

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Happy Friday from Hot Santa Barbara! Fun 2nd Anniversary Weekend With J (Solo Second Viewing Tonight of To Rome, With Love and Preliminary Note on Evan Handler’s “Time on Fire: My Comedy of Terrors”)

Ed. note: After writing this last night, J and I watched the last two episodes of Californication, Season 2. They were the best two episodes of the second season and I will write about them later. Charley Runkel really does … Continue reading

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Last Morning in Newport: Musings From the Cabo Grill on Languages and The Client List

  “If your man gets what he needs at home, he doesn’t go lookin’ elsewhere.” –Riley (Jennifer Love Hewitt) in The Client List. Gazing on a large blue plastic Marlin at Cabo Grill, in the strip mall with Starbucks, Sushi … Continue reading

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Blogging on Beautiful Day in the OC with 4 Dogs/Brief Comment on Nannies, Working/Stay-at-Home Moms in Light of Ann Romney Brouhaha

      It’s a breathtaking day with a warm sun and pleasant breeze under the canopy at my friend’s backyard with her German Shepherd, not even 2 and 105 pounds, along with her three Italian greyhounds. My friend says … Continue reading

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Heading to LA: Thank You for Reading Me This Week (6 Blogs in 8 Days)/Lighthearted Reflections on Analysis, Massage, Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Al-Anon in the 1990s

I’m lollygagging since I awoke at 4 AM with the the bright moon shining like a laser beam through the windows of J’s master bedroom. I was already coughing a bit on and off but once the light pierced me, … Continue reading

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Lunch at Little Alex: Montecito after the Storm Still in the Glow of Californication

I used to eat on a regular basis¬† at Little Alex, for a palate well-schooled in Mexican fare from the 2 dollar taco to the 18 dollar steak burrito (Cava in Montecito, carne asada burrito), the best inexpensive, casual Mexican … Continue reading

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Happy Sunday From NYC: DC Photo Blog (Angela Gheorghiu at Kennedy Center, Ali Wentworth Signing Four Seasons, Michel Richard, Library of Congress, Atlas District/H Street)

I have been remiss with blogging as I sometimes am on the East Coast, where the majority of my friends live and I have a constant stream of social engagements. Also, as I observed on Facebook, I tend to write … Continue reading

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