My Life

My Life: Zen Golf & the Art of Coming in Last

Here are the real winners of our regional golf tournaments. Read story.

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

My Life: Baby-to-Be Rumors Denied

Mom of a toddler writes on the not-so-joyous occasion of being mistaken for pregnant. Read story.

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

My Life: God Found Me on the Corner of Figueroa & Olive

Here’s how I became one of the only white members of Greater Hope Baptist Church. Read story.

Thursday, December 17, 2015

My Life: One Is the Phone-iest Number

Here’s why it’s become creepy to stand alone sans smartphone in your face. Read story.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

So Long, Sojourner

Saying boodbye to Canon Perdido’s beloved health food joint and community club house. Read story.

Monday, October 5, 2015

My Life: How My Son and I Thrive with Diabetes

With the JDRF One Walk on October 10, a mother reflects on life with T1D. Read story.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

My Life: The Magic of Astronomy

With new facility about to open, Museum of Natural History curator reflects on a career in the stars. Read story.

Monday, September 21, 2015

The Workout of Becoming a Parent

A new mom reflects on the surprising physical challenges of having a baby — after the baby is born. Read story.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

A Sober 21st Birthday

What to do in Santa Barbara when you can legally drink but don’t. Read story.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Fiesta Romance: When Thea Met Boris

Here’s one more tale of Old Spanish Days amor. Read story.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Losing Keys, Finding Life

How one writer’s misplaced item taught her to embrace the stream of existence. Read story.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Algebra Wasn’t As Scary As I Thought

Santa Barbara woman on overcoming a fear of math that kept her out of college. Read story.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

My Life: Heiress

The author remembers her mother — what she taught her, what she left. Read story.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

My Life: The Mule in My Garden

After intense research (Wikipedia and a few other sites), I discovered that there are two ways to get seedless watermelons. Read story.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

My Life: The Cracker and Its Fixer

Fixing a macadamia nut cracker reminds the author to slow down. Read story.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
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