Monthly Archives: June 2013

It Is So Hot!

How hot, you ask? So hot that if I had a pool I’m willing to bet it would be at a rolling boil. I do not have a pool. I don’t even have a yard, but I did take my … Continue reading

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You Never Know

    I’ve always been struck by the notion that, particularly living in a big city, you never really know what’s going on in the lives of the people around you. This became especially clear yesterday as I sat in … Continue reading

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She Did It Again!

As I was on my way to Vicki Abelson’s Women Who Write this morning to see, among others, Meredith Baxter and Beth Grant, I had the thought, “What if this isn’t as good as I have come to expect?” I … Continue reading

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Great Reads

A friend recently passed on some books to me that she thought I might be interested in. My love of hardbacks required that I read Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg first. As the chief operating officer at Facebook, she chronicles … Continue reading

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Beach Time!

My girls wanted to go to the beach yesterday, which seemed a perfectly reasonable request at the time. I have been so immersed in writing lately that it’s been a long time since we went anywhere together, so I happily … Continue reading

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Me, Henry & Orson Welles

I spent yesterday evening with Henry Jaglom, the writer, actor, director who has been making films for many, many years. His very first film featured Orson Welles, simply because he had the nerve to ask him to be in it. … Continue reading

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The Chalk Festival

Every year the city of Pasadena hosts the Chalk Festival, and artists spend a weekend creating their masterpieces. Some years are better than others, but there are always a few that really take your breath away. This year it was … Continue reading

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