July 25, 2016

Homeopathic Remedies That Treat Insect Stings And Snake Bites

 There are many homeopathic remedies and allergy treatments for the effects of insect stings and snake bites preventing insect allergies and long-term lingering conditions. With the arrival of warm weather, most people notice the increase in the number of critters who enjoy nothing better than snacking on human flesh. Although there is little scientific research on the use of homeopathy for bites and stings, there is plenty of anecdotal evidence from m… [Read More...]

Music Mountain: Wind Songs, Drum Beats and Smoke Signals from Topanga Herald the Next Musical Migra

 Think the third iteration of The Corral in 2017 and “The Great Topanga Battle of the Bands” coming to Topanga. For centuries the coastal tribes gathered where Topanga Creek meets the sea. Their songs once drifted on ocean-born zephyrs along the ancient walls up to the high place the Tongva natives called “Heaven.” Their music still echoes in these hills. Its matrix has never been filled but its eternal song c… [Read More...]

Generations: Lee Kelly, a Woman of Few Words and Mighty Deeds

 Lee Kelly is a spry woman with white, short-cropped hair and serious pale blue eyes. While she is dressed today in pale blue as well, her home is a subtle reflection of many colors, brought about by numerous hanging glass panels and glass objects of every color and pattern imaginable. There is an intense sparkle there that minces few words. Lee spent her childhood growing up in the small, idyllic community of Halcyon, near San… [Read More...]

Sports—Tim Duncan Rides Off into the Sunset

 Like his career, the San Antonio Spurs center did everything perfect. This is my favorite line in the Ocean’s 11 trilogy: “You’re all aces in my book, but I want the last check I write to bounce.” It makes sense that the resident all-timer Saul Bloom (Carl Reiner) fittingly chose to go out as only a con-man could: living the lifestyle to the end. The same could be said about one Tim Duncan, the five-time NBA… [Read More...]