CALIFORNIA SWEET: We just read "How the States Got Their Shapes" by Mark Stein, which has made us pause and look harder at the various turns and corners our own state possesses. We're a bit Golden State-obsessed at the moment, in fact, which has us looking at all things state-like, including this necklace by My Lavaliere. The yellow flower and the stars for our two biggest cities add flair. STATE GREAT: It's $19. Oh, and it has the word "California" across it, though you know the shape so very well.