Something to take you into the weekend… another reason why I love Baz Luhrmann (my favorite director)! I had forgotten he produced this UK number one single, “Everybody’s Free (To Wear Sunscreen)” in 1999, which he mixed with the 1991 song by Rozalla used in his film Romeo + Juliet. Anyway, I was just reminded [...]


I was 23, maybe 24, imbued with a naivete and perspective that only a freshly-minted private university graduate could comprehend. My dear friend and Grey Advertising co-worker Lisa and I had just finished dinner at one of the newest and trendiest restaurants, and were chatting it up and laughing as two close girlfriends do, while [...]

Vegas Baby

We were in Las Vegas last weekend… yes, to celebrate Memorial Day and the start of the summer season… but really to celebrate my parent’s wedding anniversary! Yippee! I haven’t been to Vegas in a while so this was my first time to check out the new Cosmopolitan hotel. It’s the latest luxury resort casino [...]

Ghost Scream!

My beautiful and dear friend Deandra and her husband Matt (who is an amazing chef) have recently created this absolute kick-in-the-pants hot sauce and it is so ridiculously good that I wanted to share it with you. Matt was a chef at the Ritz Carlton, Laguna Niguel for many years, and is now the head [...]