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February Has Arrived

February has arrived. Naturally, I don’t mean the weather usually associated with February if you live in more than half of the United States. No. It’s 75 and sunny here (and yes, that’s a huge part of the reason I live in LA). What I mean is that the changes and challenges that usually occur in…

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So Many Lists

I have this recurring fantasy (not that kind) where I get everything done on my “to do” list. I know some of you are thinking that if I just buckled down, I’d get everything done, but it really isn’t that simple. You see, I have combined my daily task list with my broken/undone “big picture”…

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A Little Bit of Funny on a Friday

Because it’s Friday, and I think you should have something to help the day go by (and bring on the weekend faster), I’m posting up this short clip of the hilarious Carla Renata reading “Expired” from “My Letter to Fear: Essays on Life, Love and the Search for Prince Charming.” I didn’t know Carla before…

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Defining “Good” on You

I continue to be intrigued by the wisdom imparted by Jennifer L Scott in “Lessons from Madame Chic.” And I swear I’m not getting paid to write about it – I even ordered this book myself in hard-copy form. You know that I mean business when that happens! Anywhoodle, I came across a passage where…

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The Food has Spoken!

Now that the Chinese food has spoken, I feel really good about my creative (and financial) prospects in 2015. The project one was actually shared with Andy (there were three fortune cookies, so we shared the last). As he also has projects in progress, we high-fived each other, and decided that these fortunes, above all…

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Book Review: “The List” by Joanna Bolouri

Like many of us, Phoebe Henderson in “The List” by Joanna Bolouri, found herself facing a new year with a less than satisfactory end to the old one. In her case, she is single after taking some time to recover from her live-in’s infidelity. So, she decides that the new year needs a new, more…

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Jumping into an Organized 2015

There’s something about coming into a new year that inspires nearly everyone on my social media channels to grab new planners and vow to be more “on top of things” in the new year. This year, I’m jumping onto this bandwagon – though it may have more to do with that “Lessons from Madame Chic”…