Every year we did the same thing. Two days after Christmas, my parents would pack all of us into the family station wagon and head north from the Chicago suburbs to our annual vacation heaven: Lake Lawn Lodge. It was a ritual so firmly ingrained in Baker family lore, that it was impossible to imagine [...]
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OK, so Arte Moreno already gave Angels fans their Christmas present with the signings of Albert Pujols and CJ Wilson. But the gifts keep coming at the Angels Team Store, where there are enough bargains to please any Grinch. ….or should I say, a Rally Grinch. Now through December 30th, all Retro items at the [...]
Laguna Beach’s Sawdust Festival, my favorite summertime treat, is all dressed up and deck-out for the holidays. OK, so there are eucalyptus trees towering overhead instead of snowy pines and there’s sawdust underfoot instead of snow. It may be Christmas “California-Style,” but the 21st Annual Sawdust Festival Winter Fantasy is sparkling with holiday spirit. I [...]