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Sandra holding a silver tray of hot dogs with the words


Someone once wrote, “When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothesKeep reading »

cartoon of woman with thermometer in mouth

What To View With The Flu

It all started with a tickle in my throat but, I thought, “Not me.” I had been a very responsible person and gottenKeep reading »

Sandra on swing at the Allegretton Hotel in Paso Robles

England and Italy, Nope. Paso Robles and San Luis Obispo, Sure.

The good news is that my husband and I are really good at planning interesting trips. The not-so-good news is thatKeep reading »

Sandra Sallin at the Walt Disney Concert Hall

Thinking Outside the Bachs

Where does creativity come from? In my family,  my fourteen-year-old sister was the artist. At least that’s what IKeep reading »

Sandra in

From Shtetl to Jello

Kopaigorod, a shtetl in Ukraine.  My father, Simon, grew up there in the early 1900’s. It was a good place to beKeep reading »