Monthly Archives: April 2012

“If You Liked the Movie, You’ll Love the Tortillas”

How can you resist a restaurant with a sign at the entrance that boldly proclaims, “You are now leaving Venice, California and entering Casablanca, Morocco”? I’d lived in Los Angeles for decades, driven Lincoln Boulevard countless times, yet never stopped into Casablanca restaurant, … Continue reading

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I Need Your Vote! No, I’m not running for public office, but would love your vote (link above) in a search sponsored by More Magazine. I was required to write a short essay to enter. Here’s the opening: “My husband is a shopper. … Continue reading

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Bluffing in the Palisades

“She’s inconsolable, Mom. There’s no way I can walk back home. Come get me?” My daughter had gone down to the bluffs with her ten-week-old daughter, joined by a girlfriend and her baby. At five o’clock on a breezy, sunny, … Continue reading

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