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…

Own Your Sense of Style

Own Your Sense of Style

In the late eighties, Cupid’s arrow pierced Mr. UnHollywood’s silk tie and sleek business suit, which he wore while power-lunching and negotiating his way through million-dollar deals. Meanwhile, I sported…

College Move-In Been There Done That

College Move-In Been There Done That

          Welcome Back to USC       High School Kid and I helped move College Kid into his new apartment at USC and I feel…

Compost Conundrum

Compost Conundrum

            With a sense of pride I used to delve deep into my composter to air out its mixture, poking my shovel beyond kitchen scraps,…

Winner Declared in Palm Wars 2012

Winner Declared in Palm Wars 2012

  Newsflash. It happened quietly. For weeks, my ears were programmed to detect the raucous rumble of a tree trimmer’s motor when in fact it was the muffled snap and…

Midnight in Beverly Hills

Midnight in Beverly Hills

After Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris about 1920’s Paris, can you really blame me for fantasizing about riding my Quarter Horse Huck on a 1920’s Beverly Hills Bridle Path? In…

BH Bard

BH Bard

  About 400 years ago, William Shakespeare wrote a warning about the Ides of March and whether you read Julius Caesar in 7th grade or saw the play performed at…

Panic on a Plane

Panic on a Plane

                It happened on a red-eye flight from LA to Miami when the only thing standing between a Caribbean cruise and me turned…

What Your Handbag Says About You

What Your Handbag Says About You

Have you noticed how your bag size expands and contracts depending on the age of your child? Like many moms, I relegated my cute handbags to the back of the…


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