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…

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…

Noise Pollution

Noise Pollution

Fourth of July fireworks sent me into a tizzy when I was a kid. I remember hiding beneath my blankets trembling at the loud ka-booms. To this day I don’t…

Happy Hundredth Birthday Beverly Hills Hotel

Happy Hundredth Birthday Beverly Hills Hotel

The Beverly Hills Hotel is blowing out one hundred candles on its birthday cake and everyone is reminiscing about stars like Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor who lounged poolside while producers…

They Don’t Eat Horses, Do They? Horse Slaughter Returns

They Don’t Eat Horses, Do They? Horse Slaughter Returns

When it comes to food, I waffle. I shun red meat but I can roast a rosemary-lemon chicken that will bring you to tears.  I buy local organic, but these…

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…

Bereaved Moms Club

Bereaved Moms Club

Within my heart is the dream of Samantha, where she will always remain because she died May 10, 1995, before I delivered her. And because she was stillborn, I never…

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….

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…

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…


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