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More press for “Is That The Shirt You’re Wearing?”

Excited to have my book reviewed by HIKE2FORTY Blog – check it out here! I love how these are written, little tidbits … I find in my life that humor gets me through it all, even the most hard/tough/difficult times

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Refill the Damn Water Pitcher!

I had the house to myself so I made another video! Kids – Refill the Damn Water Pitcher! …. (please)  

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Posted in comedy, humor, kids, mothering, News, parenting, women

My book reviewed by Huffington Post!

Very excited that my book, IS THAT THE SHIRT YOU’RE WEARING?, was reviewed by the talented Liesl Testwuide who writes at HairpinTurnsAhead as well as the Huffington Post. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/591389bde4b083051e2a14ca Check it out – and here’s an excerpt: A long-time humor writer,

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Guest Post in Writers Digest Today!

Honored to have a column run in Writers Digest today! After completing a final polish on Is That The Shirt You’re Wearing? my collection of humorous essays, I diligently researched and targeted literary agents, and sent personalized query letters. And

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BY BOOK RELEASE IS TODAY!

IS THAT THE SHIRT YOU’RE WEARING? is released today! And available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble now! Thanks to Tidal Press and everyone who helped make it happen! Advanced praise: “Apparently, Brakeman lives in the cushions of our couch, for how else

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Posted in books, mother daughter, News, parenting, Uncategorized, women, Writing

I’m featured today on “Who’s That Indie Author?”

Happy to be featured today on Barb Vitelli’s “Who’s that Indie Author” column!

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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!   

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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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Posted in humor, los angeles, News, public transit, Uncategorized

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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