Tag Archives: TBT

#TBT: My First Apartment

We all remember our first apartment. Mine was in Isla Vista, the community adjacent to UC Santa Barbara, where 5 of us shared a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom apartment right across from the beach. Although it sounds glamorous, “IV” was a bit of a slum and our apartment was full …

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TBT: What the Flock?

Nothing says Christmas like paper pulp, fiber, cornstarch and boron.  Those are the essential ingredients in flock, the sprayed-on ‘snow’ used to decorate Christmas trees. Snow was a novelty in Hawaii which is why I begged my parents to buy a flocked tree one year.  This is my mother and …

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