How to Become a More Cultured & Giving Citizen of the World

But thanks to applying herself, Paulina’s attending a university in northern California. And now, as she sets off to college, I made a list. A list of things I think she should try to integrate into her life. Continue reading

TURNING 60

TURNING 60

  I’ve got to tell you, I’ve been doing fine all year. Had a great summer, with many activities and whatnot filling up my “dance card.” Busy, busy, busy. That’s me all over. Then September hit and lo and behold … Continue reading

Water, Shmater: Let Them Drink Vodka!

Water, Shmater: Let Them Drink Vodka!

You’ve got to admit, there’s a certain irony in knowing California is in its worst water drought ever, and yet here we are, living smack next to an ocean filled with–guess what? Water.

Okay, so it’s salty water, and nobody likes salt in their water unless they’ve got a sore throat and are gargling with it. Not even then. The stuff makes me gag. But I digress. Continue reading

To Quote a Phrase…

To Quote a Phrase…

“To all the Sneaky Pete’s of the world who thought that maybe settling for mediocrity was a good idea because it was safe. Don’t do it. Take a chance, take a risk. Find that passion, rekindle it, fall in love all over again. It’s really worth it. God bless you.” — Bryan Cranston, when accepting the 2014 Emmy for “Breaking Bad”

“To be born, to have committed no crime at all and to be sentenced to death.” — Colin Firth’s character in “Magic in the Moonlight” I so agree! Continue reading

Doctor Monica, At Your Service!

Doctor Monica, At Your Service!

A wise woman once said, people are either selfish or stupid. And she is right. Take the ones who don’t clean up after their dogs. Selfish! Or the fella who thinks he’s being funny when he boards a plane and says he has a bomb. Stupid! How about The lady at a party who gets tipsy and then puts a lampshade on her head, when you and I know that putting a lampshade on your head is no longer fashionable. Stupid strikes again! Continue reading