Category Archives: Vickie McKeehan

the sweetness of winter

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once upon a time…

Once upon a time a group of people fought one huge land developer and won. Back in 1988, artists, politicians, and environmentalists—concerned that the big developer kept carving out more and more  of the beautiful canyon walls surrounding Laguna Beach … Continue reading

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while Ventura & LA counties burn…

The Santa Monica Mountains average a deadly wildfire every 8 years. Since approximately 1939 there have been 10 deadly wildfires that have popped up in this one area. Fire corridors exist and have for decades, especially during the Santa Ana … Continue reading

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keep the door open to long distance friends

The holidays are a perfect time to take inventory of those long-distance friendships you’ve cultivated over the years. You may not see them as often as you’d like to sit down for a cup of coffee or go out for … Continue reading

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cookies

“Health food may be good for the conscience but Oreos taste a hell of a lot better.” ~ Robert Redford Same goes for these sugary cookies with creamy icing.  Thanksgiving cookies and grateful hearts. Nibbled on these instead of pumpkin pie. … Continue reading

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get in the giving mood with a twist

“I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.”        Maya Angelou If you’re like me, Christmas has become about a huge pile of gifts that no one really needs or wants. Sure, … Continue reading

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closet to reading nook

A room without books is like a body without a soul.  ~ Cicero Harry Potter had his own little cupboard under the stairs. He lived there, dreamed there, dreamed of getting away from his despicable aunt and uncle and cousin … Continue reading

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