Marriage stinks. No wait...that's me.

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Last night, my husband told me that I stink. Not as in, "you stink at geometry" (true) or "you stink at being a wife and mother" (debatable.)  But as in, "your person smells offensive." I think what he was trying to [...]

Bella Voce Part III -ish. (because i didn't actually go.)

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With the cooler weather and changing leaves comes, in my world, an even more striking sign of autumn:  the October meeting of Bella Voce.   In case you haven't read my blog or just don't know the inner workings of my heart and soul, Bella Voce is [...]

Life after Life is page after page...of perfection.

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Don't ask me what this book is about, because I'll answer you all wrong.  I'll try to explain how a young woman, Ursula, is born into a wealthy English family and is allowed the rare privilege of living and dying and [...]

It’s not that there’s nothing to write about. It's that there's too much to write about.

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And how do I begin to describe it? The hurry, the noise, the talking, the people.  So many people to write about:  teenager, father, grandmother, child; how they all topple and spill and swirl into each other.  How time spins like [...]

Rodeo Drive the Las Vegas of shopping.

I spent today walking up and down and through Rodeo Drive.  It was fun.  And funny. Fun because it was a bright, beautiful day in Beverly Hills and no matter who you are or how aloof you try to be, no one can [...]