The Road Home

I’m sitting in my (“our” he keeps reminding me) living room right now, with our “kids” (two dogs, two cats, nice and round) sleeping all around me. The first Christmas tree I’ve had in over ...

Books I’ve Read – 2005

1. Double Your Creative Power!, Stebel – a great book for any writer trying to create a worthy long piece (i.e., novel or screenplay). Really helps you to conceptualize ideas and put them into a ...

Once Upon a Time, the World Was Flat…

The Maker’s Diet – Diet is based on the Bible;subtitle: “The 40-Day Health Experience That Will Change Your LifeForever” This book is number 132 on USA Today’s top 150 book list. I had to rub ...

Say What?

I recently received a forwarded email that I actually read and enjoyed. In my snottiness and sophistication, I generally delete forwards without even reading them – so to avoid bad luck from chain letters and ...

The Anti-Valentine’s Day

In response to the vomit-inducing, over-marketed holiday that is Valentine’s Day, I would like to lobby to have a new holiday on the yearly calendar: Losers’ Day. Really, Valentine’s Day is redundant. Couples already get ...

Why I Love L.A.

People move to LA in flocks creating a constant and heavy influx that drives up real estate prices and clogs the freeways. I’ve heard, however, that we transplants turn around and hoof it out of ...

The Say It Second Hypothesis

Observation: Relationships tend to take a turn for the worse once I blurt out the ever-disastrous phrase “I love you.” Hypothesis: Men do not like to hear “I love you.” Ever. Unless they’ve said it ...

When I Grow Up, I Want To Be a Hermit

It isn’t that I don’t like people. I love people. I really do. I love little girls who chase after soccer balls and pat horses’ velvety noses. I love old men who fart without repercussion ...

Woulda Coulda Shoulda

Time is a relative concept. The hours spent at work are triple the length of the hours spent drinking with your buddies, watching a good movie, and having mind-melting sex. Sleep, the activity with the ...