Litterbug Sparks Beverly Hills Road Rage

Litterbug Sparks Beverly Hills Road Rage

A mere two blocks from the Beverly Hills Police Station, Road Rage reared its ugly head. “It was ridiculous,” college junior ‘Matt,’ told me.

One minute Matt was behind the wheel of his Prius waiting for the light to turn green. The next minute, the truck driver in the next car tossed a Skittles candy wrapper out the window. Matt honked at the litterbug and shook his head ‘no.’ In response, the guy deliberately threw a plastic bag out the window. Matt honked again and gave the litterbug a dirty look. The guy flipped him The Bird.

‘Glickman’ HBO Doc Makes Freedman Family Rock

‘Glickman’ HBO Doc Makes Freedman Family Rock

Though Beverly Hills native Holly Claman Freedman still lives in the 90210 with her husband, overnight sensation filmmaker James Freedman, she’s not letting the Red Carpet transform her into a Hollywood Housewife. “I grew up around successful people. I love my husband so much and to see him finally lauded by others is great, but, honestly, I’ve always felt we were terrific.”

Goodbye Sweet Huck

Goodbye Sweet Huck

The hauler picked him up April 17th and even though he was still my horse, I wasn’t going to be feeding Huck carrots very often anymore. The fact is it…

Good Intentions Pave the Road to Hell

Good Intentions Pave the Road to Hell

  Whoever coined the phrase ‘Good Intentions Pave the Road to Hell’ must have been a dog lover. Prime example is my recently departed mutt Shane who we adopted from…

Beverly Hills High Back to School Night

Beverly Hills High Back to School Night

Tonight is Back to School Night at Beverly Hills High School. The ritual of sitting in your child’s classrooms, meeting his or her teachers and striving to leave a positive…

Yom Kippur Lite

Yom Kippur Lite

This is a big weekend and I’m not talking Trojan Football. It’s Yom Kippur, which means I’ll be directed to “please rise” and to “please be seated” several dozen times…

Clobbering Clutter This School Year

Clobbering Clutter This School Year

  A cluttered desk is a sign of an addled brain. Not really, but since school started last week, that’s what I tell my High School Kid. I’m an organizational…

Uncool Mom

Uncool Mom

The curfew in Beverly Hills is 11pm and in Los Angeles, it’s 10:30pm. I didn’t make up the rules so if you’re like my Teenage Kid fuming about constitutional rights…

Back to School Blues

Back to School Blues

Tomorrow my baby, a five foot ten lanky kid who could pick me up and toss me around like a beach ball, goes back to school. He’s got the blues….

Make Your Midlife Crisis Count

Make Your Midlife Crisis Count

“You only get one midlife crisis, so make it count.” That’s what my friend told me this week when I made a crack about my upcoming birthday. When does midlife…


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