A Mother's Day Confession

Forgive me, but I've had some bad thoughts. To begin with, I want to go on the record that I love my mom more than anything. But when it comes to celebrating Mother’s Day it’s all about my mother and my mother-in-law, and for some reason me being a mother to four wonderful children doesn’t seem to count…Read More.

A Womb of One's Own

Sometimes there is no place to go.  The bathroom is usually occupied and, when not, requires cleaning. The kitchen must be avoided since, being there, means that you will end up cooking, eating, or both.  This leaves the misnamed, master bedroom or the…Read More

Date with our Mate #2 - Topless Road Trip

One of our favorite day trips is to drive from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara without ever getting on a freeway. (Check the avoid highways box when you map it.) It takes almost twice as long, but the side roads are quiet, the scenery is picturesque and the time alone together in the car is better than therapy.And my husband's beloved 1970 VW Bug plays Cupid. First of all…

Call Me by My Name

By a certain age, being called “Miss” seems like a punchline but I much prefer it to what happened to me the other day when I stepped up to the counter at a trendy, high-end fast food chain in LA.