Monthly archives: November, 2009

STORAGE – Kids Toys

Kids love their toys. When they’re infants you have control over the way items are stored. As they get older, it becomes a challenge to deal with favorite things (usually kept far too long). TIP – end of a year is the perfect time to edit down, give away toys and items no longer utilized….




THANKSGIVING DAY

Today, on Thanksgiving, as this painting by Salvador Dali so beautifully reveals, the shock of recognition is eternally real. Gratitude starts with recognition that things are not only real, they can also be surreal. See more at the DALI MUSEUM, and at Virtual  DALI to ponder and enjoy inspired feelings of surreal ingenuity. Put yourself…




WHITE HOUSE – FIRST STATE DINNER

Obamas Host State Dinner A party in the White House for 320 guests hosted by President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama took place tonight, amidst great fanfare and worldwide interest. It’s two days before Thanksgiving with much thanks going on in Washington D.C. by those invited to this coveted event of the year. The…




THANKSGIVING – More Holiday Tips

For all children everywhere, according to Franklin, The Thanksgiving Turkey (from Animal Crossing games), Thanksgiving is the worst day for Turkeys. Thanksgiving (United States) is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November, so people will be having a feast to give thanks. Before anyone else knows it Franklin realizes he’s actually the main course. Should…




PETS – Lost Prevention and Training

Many of our clients have animal trainers and pet-care staff they hire for their beloved animal companions. In our wonderfully reclusive and animal friendly canyon where we live (both wild and tame), we’ve had to rescue lost animals to keep them from harm too often. Some of our neighbors are unconscionably neglectful, repeatedly losing their pets….




VETERANS DAY – Holidays 2009

Veterans Day is a national holiday celebration designated as “a day to be dedicated to the cause of world peace and to be thereafter celebrated and known as ‘Armistice Day’.” Veterans Day 2009 is here Wednesday, November 11th (unless it falls on a Saturday or Sunday, then the holiday is observed the following Monday). I’m…




BEVERLY HILLS – Staffing

Around 3:30a.m. on Monday, our building experienced a fire in one of the offices. Sadly, their office was completely destroyed, while others in the building suffered extensive smoke damage. Thankfully, nobody was in the building at the time and the remarkable Beverly Hills Fire Department quickly brought the situation under control. We wish to ACKNOWLEDGE…




SERVING FOOD – Tips Do’s and Don’ts

It has often been written that the passion of an artist is found deep within the soul, separating those who settle for the mediocre or the good, from those compelled to provide greatness and seek perfection. I personally practice the understanding that any act undertaken can become a yoga, and a work of art. Such…