How sweet it is

After having lived much of my life in a state of crisis, I am having a mid-life crisis. Either that or I’ve just finally come to my senses.  Yeah, it’s the latter because I really am a sensible girl. No matter how much sense it might make to do things the traditional way, the truth…

Nothing doing

The best thing about being of a certain age is that I don’t care anymore. Or as it can be more correctly stated, I care more about things that truly matter. When I was younger I wanted to make a success, have nice things and live well. At this stage of life I’ve learned a…

Write this way

I never go to the movies…ever. I think part of the reason is that I live in Los Angeles. Not only do I live in Los Angeles, I live in a part of town where every single person I happen upon is in the business. This means I can not take in a movie on a saturday…

Driven to Distraction

It should be noted that I am not the writer I would like to be. I refer not to the quality of my writing, but to my demeanor and focus. I would like to be the sort that goes into a trance and loses herself in creativity. The sort that forgets to bathe, dress for…

Ten Years Later

All Americans remember where they were September 11, 2001. I was in my Jersey City, New Jersey apartment, situated directly across the Hudson River from the World Trade Center. It was about a two mile distance and I always said I had a view to die for. I was always aware of the luxury of living in…