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Paul Wellman

TWAS THE WEEK BEFORE …


The holidays have struck, and they’ve never hit The Santa Barbara Independent in quite this way. Years past have housed grumps of the bah-humbuggery faith, but our offices this season experienced the twinkling of mini-lights, the scent of balsam, and a touch of ceiling-level psychedelia — all engineered by elves-in-chief (from left) Rachel Gantz, Diane Mooshoolzadeh, Michelle Drown, Tanya Spears Guiliacci, Terry Ortega, Jackson Friedman, Marianne Kuga, and Aly Comingore and her dog, Potato — it’s like a … miracle …

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