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...

Polyamory: Can you really be married and date?

September 17, 2018
The concept of polyamory as depicted on Showtime is a wonder to behold. What is polyamory? It's being in love or...

Secret drugstore bargains I can’t live without in sum...

July 31, 2018
NOT A SPONSORED POST! Drugstore bargains get a bad name. I don't see any reason to spend a zillion dollars on branded body or face washes or even sunscreen. So here are...


November 10, 2017
Nothing has aggravated my writerly sensibilities as much as a recent review in the Atlantic that bashed writer Joyce Maynard for being the "Queen of Oversharing." Except...

How the brain benefits from mobile gaming

September 16, 2017
I don't know about you, but when I've got some down time, waiting in line for example, or even at home,  I'll grab my phone for a quick diversion, like Words with...

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