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…

Summer Reading Get Your Sex On

Summer Reading Get Your Sex On

                                                     Bite me Sizzling days…

Playing Hooky

Playing Hooky

The first day of summer arrived last week but with College Kid donning dress shoes for his full-time internship and High School Kid slinging a backpack over his shoulder for…

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…

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,…

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…

Guest Blogger Bobby Baseman: What It’s like to be a Law Intern

Guest Blogger Bobby Baseman: What It’s like to be a Law Intern

The elation I felt when landing an internship at the non-profit legal services organization Bet Tzedek fizzled into uncertainty on the first day of orientation. Sure, I’d done my homework and…

Reunion Recap

Reunion Recap

  “Special occasion?” the young girl blow-drying my hair asked. I wanted to look pretty for my 30-year high school reunion. “They still have those after the twenty?” she asked….

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…

Island Life From the Comfort of Beverly Hills

Island Life From the Comfort of Beverly Hills

    In Beverly Hills the Holiday Ice Skating rink is open and the well-loved Santa and his reindeer are riding high over Wilshire and Beverly.  Below, cars chug along…


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