Garlic is as Good as Ten Mothers (1980)

Garlic is as Good as Ten Mothers

Garlic Is As Good As Ten Mothers (1980) is a documentary, directed by Les Blank, about garlic, filmed primarily in Berkeley, Gilroy, Oakland and San Francisco, California; features interviews with Werner Herzog, director of Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979), and Alice Waters of Chez Panisse. Its official premiere was at the 1980 Berlin Film Festival. In

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We are live again!

We are now re-open for business! After six months we are excited to announce that we are live again!! Yes − we are coming through with kids vintage and more − adding new items weekly. This weeks offerings are for the summer days to come – available here. Thank you to Sunday for the beautiful

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Beyond the Ridge

A Native American story about an old woman and her subsequent spirit journey. Once she is safely “beyond the ridge” the story focuses on the woman’s family and how ritual helps them mourn and then accept her passing. The universal wisdom this book contains will give comfort and insight on a subject that can be

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waanaki at Creatures of Comfort

waanaki — a temporary shop for children December 15 — January 13, 2013 Reception: Saturday, December 15, 4-7pm Creatures of Comfort Los Angeles is pleased to present waanaki — a temporary shop for children, organized by Nanette Sullano. The shop and exhibition will take place at the Creatures of Comfort Los Angeles Flagship Store at

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In Celebration of Mothers

In Native American teachings, Turtle is the oldest symbol for planet Earth. It is the personification of goddess energy, and the eternal Mother from which our lives evolve. We are born of the womb of Earth, and to her soil our bodies will return. In honoring the Earth, we are asked by Turtle to be

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We are now open!

We are excited to announce the launch of, and welcome you to peruse our online shop for an assortment of vintage children’s clothing, shoes, accessories, toys, and homewares; please also sign our mailing list to receive updates on new items and sales.

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Winter Solstice

Warmth to you on this Winter Solstice Day

The winter solstice is celebrated by many people around the world as the beginning of the return of the sun, and darkness turning into light. The Talmud recognizes the winter solstice as “Tekufat Tevet.” In China, the “Dongzhi” Festival is celebrated on the Winter Solstice by families getting together and eating special festive food. One