Happy Hour at the Avalon Hotel

Happy Hour at the Avalon Hotel

Lured by the promise of Cheap Food, Cheap Drinks, I slipped on skinny jeans and strappy heels last Friday night and joined a few BH moms at the Avalon Hotel…

Sugar High

Sugar High

There’s something so enticing about a Sprinkles cupcake, something that makes you salivate all the way to the door, and swallow your pride about having wasted thirty minutes in a…

MicroTrash

MicroTrash

When you’re a man, the world is your toilet. Anyone who’s played 18 holes of golf or gone camping knows this is fact. When a woman answers Nature’s Call, it’s…

Palm Wars

Palm Wars

We don’t see much of our neighbors. Cruising in or out of the driveway, we exchange smiles or a nod.  If we feel particularly perky, we wave. On our block,…

Mrs. Lambert’s Timeline

Mrs. Lambert’s Timeline

Life isn’t short. Not if you look at it like a timeline. Like one of those 8th grade history assignments detailing the American Revolution from shots fired at Lexington and…

Beverly Hills Brownie Makes Good Company

Beverly Hills Brownie Makes Good Company

Déjà vu. Last time my son rolled in from USC for a laundry run, we ended up in line at a new cupcake vending machine in town. Now he’s back…

My Cowboy Hat

My Cowboy Hat

At my age, gazing into the mirror is a dicey proposition. Don’t get me wrong. I’m okay with how I look, but dang if there isn’t always room for improvement….

College Trends: Double Major Makes College Count

College Trends: Double Major Makes College Count

        Edward Hopper Nighthawks, 1942 In January, the unemployment rate declined by 0.2 percentage points to 8.3 percent and the number of unemployed persons declined to 12.8 million….

Rich Enough to Care to Bond over Compost

Rich Enough to Care to Bond over Compost

Lascaux circa 15,000 B.C. According to the International Energy Agency, dangerous climate change will be essentially irreversible by 2017. Every sixth grade American kid learns Early Man had a lot…

BH Baby Boomers

BH Baby Boomers

  I said I’d never grow old I can’t remember how that used to be I find myself without the power I find myself without the glory Listen! I ain’t…


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