"After 25 the only thing you’ll be precocious at is death."

(Perspectives, My Letter to Fear by Patricia Steffy)

3 Years

For many people, today is tax day. For me, April 15th will be forever known as the day I left my job at a law firm after nearly 17 years. It was a day of relief. It was a day of change. And 3 years later, the changes are coming faster than ever. I should have something profound to say
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Throwback Thursday: Easter Bonnet

We’re throwing way back today. This looks like Easter. I’m guessing either 1970 or 71. I’m clearly cranky. I’m guessing that I was not digging the hat, and my basket looks empty — possibly pre-egg hunt, so I have not yet been given candy. Thinking back, it was a probably a rebuilding year for my sports teams (when isn’t it),
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Sassy City Chicks Free LA Event

The Sassy City Chicks event features the best in fashion, beauty, drinks and dining, showcasing all of the newest trends for a glamorous life with free cocktails, samples, and beauty treatments. Combing free treatments and cocktails with glam, sophisticated fashion? Sounds like a great way to spend an evening in Los Angeles! Regular entry into the event is $10, but
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“Go To” Techniques for Success

We’ve all heard the saying, “Fake it until you make it.” Personally, I’ve always thought that’s how people lead themselves into bankruptcy because they are faking being millionaires without the bucks to pay the bills that do eventually arrive. Still, there’s a certain sense of optimism to the saying that sounds better than reality usually does. I used a variation
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Sponsored: Shapeez Bodyshapers and Bras

You may remember when I first brought to you information about Shapeez Bodyshapers and Bras back in December. Their seamless shape wear had me pretty intrigued. I’m still intrigued, but now I want to let you in on a new product: Sportee. As you can probably guess by the name, the Sportee is designed to give you extra support for
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Recommend: Manilow and Sussman have Harmony at the Ahmanson

I was lucky enough to attend a performance of Manilow (yes, as in Barry) and Sussman’s new musical Harmony, running through April 13th at The Ahmanson Theatre in downtown Los Angeles. Why should you see it? It’s sad. It’s funny. It’s emotionally charged. And the music stays with you long after you leave the theater. I will admit that I knew
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Throwback Thursday: Formal Me

  Back when I was a child, I was absolutely certain that I was destined for greatness. As you can see from the photo, I prepared myself for that life by not only fashioning a gown out of old, pink curtains, but by adding the cape. I was going to have a life full of capes. It was obvious. I
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