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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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Winterpearls Jewelry Trunk Show Score and a Dodgers Game with Brother (Second Ballgame of my Life)

I’m going to the second professional baseball game of my life today. Baseball isn’t my thing, but I did have fun in 2012 when saw the Dodgers play the Mets at the gorgeous and newly renovated Dodger stadium. ¬†Well, play … Continue reading

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Happy Non-St Patrick’s Day St. Patrick’s Day Blog: Happy Hour at Wine Bistro, Notes on New York vs SB Dry Cleaning and Nails (Redux), and the Joys of Complaining

I thought I’d just check in since I never wrote a Friday or weekend blog. I’ve been rereading parts of Sigrid Fry-Revere’s Kidney Sellers: A Journey of Discovery in Iran and writing pitch letters. Saturday I had a glorious, long … Continue reading

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“Victorian Chick on the Patch” (New Blog in Various LA Patch Branches) and Musings on Why My Closest Friends Came from Facebook or NYC Trips not my K-12 LA Private Schools (Ventura Lunch with Westlake Girl, 1973)

It’s no secret that New York City moves me in ways no other place does, but I can honestly say that I’ve found a lovely rhythm in Southern California and made a nice life for myself when I’m away from … Continue reading

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Quick Blog While Packing After 2.5 Weeks in NYC: LA Bound (Maybe….)

Well, the last time I went a whole NYC trip without blogging, my MacBook Pro hard drive crashed. I have no such excuse this trip other than a breakneck schedule, which even without dance, kept me up late almost every … Continue reading

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Part I of NYC/Cape Cod Trip Blog and Week in LA (Dance, Blue Jasmine, Flat Tires, Bank Incompetence, PMS Lethargy and Reconnect with Childhood Classmate)

My ambitious writing hopes for the past few days were foiled by a tire blowout on the 101 freeway in Westlake Village, midway between LA and SB. I was lucky to get over to the outside shoulder from the left … Continue reading

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Happy Saturday from Plane to LGA: Lovely Travel Day and Gratitude for My Life and Freedom

[Ed. note: I’m posting this from the apartment where the rain is pelting the lush, green leaves which have popped up in the last two months. It was simply breathtaking when I arrived but now pretty wet out there so … Continue reading

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Back from NYC and Back to Blogging: Highlights from Trip with Pictures en Route to LA for Parent Visit and Jay Mohr at Hollywood Improv

Ed. note: I wrote this a week ago but just posted the pictures. Jay Mohr was tremendous and Jerry Seinfeld made a surprise drop-in appearance. Going to comedy, like going to baseball games, is better during the week. I don’t … Continue reading

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Happy Tuesday from Manhattan! Best (41st) Birthday, Steps on Broadway/Luigi, Fig and Olive Brunch and Thursday Broadway World Cabaret Awards at Metropolitan Room

  I finished the blog about TSA with a revision of my response to the hostile commenter on my Patch review of “The Gift” and will post that tomorrow, but as usual, my blogging impulses wane in NYC because I’m … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from Santa Barbara! Dad’s Birthday at Wilshire and Good Tidings about Brother-in-Law (Progressive/Metal Guitarist Gregg Olson)

Merry Christmas to Victorian Chick readers! I hope you all had a wonderful day with family and friends and a minimum of what can be the unpleasant mishigas of holiday gatherings (yes, I’m a Christmas tree Jew). J is sleeping … Continue reading

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