La Jolla’s ‘Gem’ of the Week: Cork-art bag

Photo: Susan DeMaggio

Definitely a conversation piece and surely a source of smiles, this handled box — covered with wine corks and lined with fabric and a little mirror — is $49.99 at Burns Pharmacy, 7824 Girard Ave. Cheers!
— Susan DeMaggio

WISH I SAID THAT!
“After all, computers crash, people die, relationships fall apart. The best we can do is breathe and reboot.”
— Sarah Jessica Parker

NOW IN THE VERNACULAR
male answer syndrome: noun. The tendency for some men to answer a question even when they don’t know the answer.
— Source: wordspy.com

TRUE OR FALSE?
La Jolla Presbyterian Church is the oldest church in the community.

(False) The Congregational Church of La Jolla was gathered in 1889, and incorporated by the state of California in 1897. It is the oldest congregation of any denomination in La Jolla. Its present building, completed in 1916, was designed by Carleton M. Winslow Sr. in the California mission style. The church bell, installed in 1959, was one of the original bells placed along El Camino Real (state Highway 101). It was purchased with funds raised by a drive spearheaded by the Sunday School children.
— Source: Congregational Church of La Jolla

HOT TICKET
The La Jolla Art Association Gallery, 8100 Paseo del Ocaso in La Jolla Shores, is hosting its first Southern California “Black & White” juried exhibition. Admission is free, and the gallery is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. (858) 459-1196.

Related posts:

  1. Artist, architect to speak at forum
  2. Summer internships hold life lessons
  3. 3 cheers for Sally Thornton
  4. UCSD professor sees mural as statement on La Jolla's vitality
  5. Families turn out for La Jolla Library Craft Bonanza

Short URL: http://www.lajollalight.com/?p=2249

Posted by Halie Johnson on Sep 17, 2010. Filed under La Jolla Life, Life. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply

La Jolla Community Calendar

Facebook

Bottom Buttons 1

Bottom Buttons 2

Bottom Buttons 3

Bottom Buttons 4

Bottom Buttons 5

Bottom Buttons 6

RSS North Coastal News

  • Surf Soccer Club Academy GU9 team tops in division at 2014 Albion Cup July 25, 2014
    The Surf Soccer Club Academy GU9 team took first place in the 2014 Albion Cup (Girls U9 Cup) on July 18-21. They beat Carlsbad United’s top GU9 team in the semi-finals and went on to shut out Strikers FC in the finals, 4-0. Awesome tournament play by the entire team! […]
  • Surf Academy Select BU9 win it all at Albion Cup July 25, 2014
    San Diego Surf Academy Select BU9 won it all at the Albion Cup July 19-21! After winning their Showcase division by going unbeaten all weekend, they defeated Legends FC 4-1 in the finals on Monday. This is the second year in a row this team has won the Albion Cup. […]
  • Pushing boundaries July 24, 2014
    Few issues cause parents more distress than changes in school boundaries. Who can forget the tumult when in 2002 the Del Mar Union School District moved hundreds of families from one attendance area to another? Resentment still lingers, 12 years later. The San Dieguito Union High School District created its system of boundaries nearly 18 years ago that has w […]