Shock waves rippled throughout Santa Monica this morning as the Dignified Walking Lady -- known for her cameo appearances at 7th and Montana and for wearing Klondike Couture in 80-degree heat -- broke her vow of silence in an effort to communicate with me. "Good Morning," I said. "Nice Summery weather, eh?" "Yes," she agreed, and gestured wildly towards the beach. Either she was trying to tell me that she lives somewhere near Goose Egg Park, or she was suggesting that I take a long, dignified walk of my own ... down a short pier!