The Shower of Hope provides Kindness to those in need

When my daughter Lizzy discovered The Shower of Hope at the Holy Family Church South Pasadena, she asked if would like to volunteer with her. I said “Sign Me Up!”   We met Mel Tillekeratne the Founder & Executive Director and Lisa Marie Nava the Operations Supervisor of The Shower of Hope. Together with their team…

Staycation Fun at the Hilton Santa Barbara

When my friend Carolyn moved up to Montecito near Santa Barbara, I was eager to take a trip to see her and tour her new home. I reserved one night at the newly rebranded Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Hotel. Located right along the American Riviera offering a coastal mediterranean atmosphere with ideal temperatures during the day, swaying…