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Erma’s Humor Writer of the Month!

I’m honored to have been named Humor Writer of the Month at the Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop Nice plug for the book and a link to pre-orders!   

Posted in books, humor, News, Uncategorized, Writing

To Heck With Waze, I’m Taking Metro

“I can survive two weeks driving to Santa Monica. How bad could it be?” I told my husband after accepting a freelance job there recently. How bad could it be? I’ll tell you — an hour and a freaking half bad,

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I Saw A Meteor and Lost My S…

It’s 6:38 AM and I’m making my kids’ lunches and staring out my kitchen window mindlessly at the valley below, when this light – this incandescent neon green light – catches my eye low on the horizon. The light gets

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I Jinxed El Niño – You Can Blame Me

“The El Niño rains are still coming! They’ll be here in January . . . February, no, we mean March, possibly April, or even late May,” the local weather forecasters all say. Yet our days feel remarkably like summer, and

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Posted in humor, life, los angeles, News, Science, Southern California, Weather

Breaking: New Pooh Bear Manuscript Found

New books from deceased or aged authors are as common now as insulting comments by Donald Trump. Fresh on the heels of new releases by the late Theodor Geisel and Harper, comes rumor of another exciting literary discovery, this time

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Why I Won’t Educate My Kids

I’ve made what some say is a controversial choice.  I refuse to force-educate my kids.  I will not subject my children to dangerous schoolyards, ever-changing teaching methods, and suspect curriculum just because some expert or some government entity says I

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Beware Paddington Bear

When Paddington, the movie about the beloved English bear, arrives in theaters this coming weekend we Americans should be afraid . . . very afraid. While it might seem like this adorable scamp of a talking bear is just here

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