Mother’s Day Only One Day?

Generations come and go since the beginning of time. Yet, it seems like we hardly take a moment to appreciate the mother/child wonder. When I got married it was hard leaving my entire family behind, as there are moments when a girl needs her mother beside her. Such...

The Age of Enlightenment

As I’m reaching a milestone birthday this month, I’m reflecting on life. We were all born happy with a God-given right to be happy. Conscious aging is recognizing that I have to live my best life, with meaning and values. I make a conscious effort, daily, to be kind...

Easter Sunday Brunch

 Spring is here and the Santa Clarita Valley is getting some much-needed warmer weather. As we all get ready to start planning Easter egg hunts and other fun for the kids, Old Town Junction will host an Easter brunch and dinner on the 21st of April from 8:30 a.m....

What if I Didn’t Answer the Call?

 This month, Jewish people celebrate the holiday of Purim in which Queen Esther saved her people from annihilation. Was she aware of the power she harnessed to change such destiny? Life is very unpredictable. No one knows what the future holds. After serving in the...

Planting Seeds of Love

 This month, in the Jewish calendar, we celebrate Tu bishvat- the holiday of the trees. Trees are a metaphor for life. Much like them, we go through the renewal cycle; constantly shedding old leaves and growing new ones. As in nature where no two trees are alike; each...

Monkey 47

 Monkey 47 is a batch distilled, handcrafted dry gin that skillfully blends British tradition, the exoticism of India and unique botanicals from Germany’s Black Forest. A world-class gin with a cult following in Europe, Monkey 47 can now be found in premier bars,...

The Love of Italian Food!

Italian food is one of the most popular cuisines in the United States due to its simplicity and quality of ingredients. Anyone who has traveled to Italy knows that Italian food is extremely regional and thus in America a fusion cuisine emerged and has been tailored to...

Having a Vision?

 Once again, we’re standing at the threshold of a new year. After an honest evaluation of last year’s achievements, we can let go of the limiting beliefs that kept us stuck and didn’t work for us. Learning from our failures, we look ahead with a renewed sense of...

Polynesian Dance is For Everyone!

 What I think makes Polynesian dance the most unique and rewarding experience is not just because of the dance itself but the fact that anyone at any age can learn at any point in their life. It’s one of the few styles of dance where you see young girls, young boys,...