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  • Ring-a-Ding-Bling!


    Lois Boardman’s unusual jewelry collection forms an unusual show at LACMA.   It’s very unusual for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to feature a jewelry collection, but this is no usual collection. As the exhibition title suggests, Beyond Bling: Jewelry from the Lois Boardman Collection (through Feb. 5, 2017) takes us into another … Continue reading “Ring-a-Ding-Bling!”

  • A Christmas  Memory

    A Christmas Memory

    Christmas was quite the big deal at our house when I was a kid. I lived with my mother’s parents – Nonnie and Pampy (as I called them) and Nonnie’s two unmarried siblings, my great-aunt, “Hotten,” and my great-uncle, Henry. There was always a lap for me to sit on, always a cuddle and a … Continue reading “A Christmas Memory”