Doing Time at the DMV

Doing Time at the DMV

          F135. The robot at the DMV, cleverly disguised as a woman, assigned that number to my High School Kid on Friday. Actually, we spoke to…

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…

Roses, Buds and Thorns…screaming strongly suggested

Roses, Buds and Thorns…screaming strongly suggested

I am never out of the fight – Navy Seal motto                                 My Dad was…

Technology Blues

Technology Blues

  The Technology Blues crept up on me with an innocent error message on the kitchen TV.  All day I felt hints of the Blues nibbling away at me as…

Scout Mom Celebrates

Scout Mom Celebrates

Hurrah! The Boy Scouts of America will allow gay Scouts as members. This is good news for straight boys, too. It sends the message to them and to their parents…

The Sex Talk – Again

The Sex Talk – Again

  Saturdays Gavin Polone and I walk dogs and ponder life. He’s an unmarried, director-producer, father of none. To his credit, he not only doesn’t mind hearing about my kids,…

The Sushiation

The Sushiation

  If it’s the simple things in life that make it worth living, then the humble California Roll deserves a mention. Who invented the California Roll is a mystery. Some…

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…

Saturdays with Gavin

Saturdays with Gavin

Saturday mornings Gavin Polone and I walk our dogs. Though we’ve known each other since high school, I credit the dogs with renewing our friendship, which, at first glance, does…

Lip Syncing The Star Spangled Banner

Lip Syncing The Star Spangled Banner

        Yankee Doodle Bulldog       Embarrassing fact: I lip-sync the Star Spangled Banner. At USC football games, I pull my Trojan cap low over my…


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