My friend Karin passed away two months ago. She wasn't one to share her troubles so her friends didn't know she was ill. At her passing, we were gobsmacked. If you knew her or read her writing, you know how clever and funny she was. She really was. She hated links in blog posts but… Continue reading Bookishly Yours
You wrote that you were ill, but knowing how private you are I didn't ask you to elaborate. Even asking a simple question would have felt like prying. So I didn't ask. Nor did I offer help. But this post is not about beating myself up after the fact. Cultured, well-read, well-travelled, funny and clever.… Continue reading Community
Terrie celebrated her birthday (a big birthday ending in Oh!) by wearing a tutu at the Chateau Marmont. Julia, her chihuahua puppy, misbehaved badly, lunging at food and licking the ramekin filled with butter. I suggested we relocate to a dog park. Leave the Chateau? No, no, the afternoon light at the Chateau is too… Continue reading Terrie’s Birthday
Oh YOU! You nice, nice people!!! YOU lovely, kind-hearted souls! THANK YOU for the gift of in-home, his-and-hers massages for The Scout and me. You didn't see but I opened the envelope and burst into tears. Heard of projectile vomiting? I was projectile crying. LC had to sprint for the box of tissues. THANK YOU!
In the vein of "Stuff White People Like," I am here today to boast that I have European friends. You've already met my French friend Nadine (who moved from Redondo Beach to Monte Carlo earlier this year). Meet my other French friend, Valérie Dessaint. I met her in Terrie Silverman's Life Stories Workshop. She's an… Continue reading Friends With Blogs
The Tuesday morning after a three-day weekend is just a Tuesday hiding in Monday's clothing. I don't know about you, but all week long I'll be confused about what day it is. I will be inconsistently incorrect---sometimes a day late, sometimes a day early. If you see me on Thursday, I will swear to you… Continue reading Die Tuesday Morgan Blaus
To any of you who may be wondering why Aaron Proctor hasn't posted on his blog lately, it's because the aliens got bored with Bill and came back for fresh meat. Just kidding. His computer is on the fritz. He'll be back on line soon. Ih the meantime, he's catching up on his DVDs.