How to save time this summer with our definitive summer gif...

July 8, 2019
You've probably got a summer gift list, right?  Birthday gifts, hostess gifts, just-because gifts--even condolence and get well gifts. Time to find just the right...

The sad decline of an icon of our generation

June 21, 2019
It was an evening in 2003 and my BFF, her husband and mine joined me at a local art gallery to see an exhibition by the Boomer-era pop artist, Peter Max, and to meet...

Welcome to Crazytown, USA

June 4, 2019
Welcome to Crazytown, USA. We live in interesting times, as the Chinese proverb says. Maybe too interesting, if you ask me. Some strange, strange stuff going on. I...

5 things I will never, EVER do

April 19, 2019
Sky diving. Under no circumstances will I EVER willingly jump out of an airplane wearing a parachute. Except under extreme emergency circumstances. My husband did it...

How money is the root of bad business advice

March 15, 2019
 I've seen scores of workshops run by consultants who want to tell other consultants the best path to success.  And it's all the same message: "You need to double or...

Hollywood: why we insist on the dreamy myth

March 4, 2019
People say Hollywood is the city of dreams, but nothing could be further from the truth. Old Hollywood or new, Hollywood is a dark place, more a city of dashed dreams...

What you should know about the mayhem on Murder Mountain

February 4, 2019
Far Northern California is one of the most beautiful places in the country. Mountains, trees, rivers, ocean, fog--it's all there. And far enough from urban areas to...

Is Mrs. Maisel really so marvelous?

January 25, 2019
After hearing so much buzz about The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, we logged into Amazon Prime and proceeded to binge on both seasons. Visually, it's a feast of color and...

Why I’m irritated with Facebook and you should be, to

January 21, 2019
It's almost impossible to think of a day when Facebook won't be part of our lives. And  yet, like everything else, it probably has a life span and eventually will reach...

We wouldn’t see it until we couldn’t miss it

December 17, 2018
So many "Me Too" stories are out there but one of the most interesting to me and one of the most telling involves the actor, Jeffery Tambor, a very good actor and the...

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