Category Archives: VHS Tapes

August 5, 2015

I managed to get my morning walk along the lake after dropping my son Theo off at camp, but the day was already heating up fast. After half an hour I was feeling overheated and under-hydrated so gulped down some water and allowed myself a quick shower. Then, in the quiet of a child-free house I tried my best in the slow August LA heat to start work planning a new exhibition, re-connect with my dear people at the Japanese Garden, and respond to some neglected emails. In no time at all it was time to pick up Theo and his friend Harry from camp, but mercifully Harry’s mother, Patty, took the boys for the rest of the afternoon, giving me time to sneak over to play with our friend Jane’s kitten, Jimmie (see August 3) for a while and drop off today’s Giveaway.

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July 7, 2015

A couple of weeks ago, when the local DVD rental store closed down and sold off all its stock, my husband David went a bit bonkers and bought many (and I’m not saying how many!) DVDs for his movie library. David loves films and has been building up a collection of his favorite movies for the last few years. Many of the DVDs he bought were to replace the VHS tapes that occupied a considerable amount of room in the “movie cabinet,” and being more streamlines is a good thing if you’re trying to cut down on clutter. However, that left us with 40 or 50 VHS tapes sitting by the cabinet in need of a new home.

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