Dry but chilly by nightfall.
Typical - the sun shined unfailingly.
Spied was some fall color...a feast for the eyes during a difficult week for southern California and the nation.
The killings took place Wednesday morning.
The Thursday, Friday and Saturday papers dramatically eked out the details.
Most of the cards were written today, Sunday, and ready to be mailed tomorrow morning.
They are pre-printed with "Merry Christmas" and not "Happy Holidays".
(This blogger reflects on a time long ago when it was okay to say Merry Christmas to the bank teller, the grocery clerk, and anyone else during the course of a day.)