“My” Dr. Marilou Terpenning honored with Angel Award by John Wayne Cancer Institute!

Posted in: Things we love- Oct 28, 2014 Comments Off

Dr. Terpenning and me, getting our MAGID BERNARD glam on!

Last Thursday’s Annual Membership Luncheon at the John Wayne Cancer Institute honored Dr. Marilou Terpenning , M.D., F.A.C.P., with its prestigious Angel Award.  Dr. Terpenning was my medical oncologist (chemo doctor) when I had breast cancer 10 years ago this year.

She is a remarkable woman.  Brilliant, of course, but also one of the most beautiful and compassionate human beings I’ve known.

Her lifelong commitment to [...]

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The whimsical sculptural artwork of Sandra Mackintosh

Posted in: Things we love- Jul 28, 2014 Comments Off



At The Beverly Hills General Store, we spend a lot of time looking for needles in haystacks.  There’s a lot of stuff out there, and our job is to find those items that truly stand out:  the perfect cashmere sweater, a glorious gift, a “just can’t resist it at that price” handbag.  When we came across the sculptural artwork of Sandra Mackintosh, it was though we’d found the whole box of needles!

Sandra’s work is at once elegant and [...]

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