Thank You for Bringing Your Own Bags

Thank You for Bringing Your Own Bags

Reading Barbara Kingsolver’s Animal, Vegetable, Miracle changed my attitude toward food and now I feel like I have a cheating heart if I shop anywhere other than Whole Foods Market.  Though…

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…

The Perks of Being a Library Friend

The Perks of Being a Library Friend

                They say you can’t miss what you never had but I pine for the Royal Library of Alexandria, The Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Founded…

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…

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…

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,…

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….

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…

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…

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…


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