Every Sunday afternoon, for the last eight weeks, I have started to write this letter, but reconsidered, figuring "Nah, it will get better." Well it hasn't, so here is the letter:
Enough already! Enough gardening, home repair and enough of "some washed-up star moves out of the area." At a time when Los Angeles is taking over as the real estate and financial capital of the United States, we are being informed that Burl Ives is moving to Washington state. In a year when major Century City and Westwood high-rise office buildings have changed hands, we are being informed that now is the time to plant fava beans and rhubarb.