Happy Birthday To Me?

My lovely neighbor brought over an early gift for my 48th birthday tomorrow. Four dozen tokens for four dozen years. Did I think I would be here – spitting distance from 50 – setting up a new house, a new life, starting a new career (figuring out what that will even be), considering the possibility […]

Happy New Year!

It’s the new year and there is nothing I would rather do than kick a great big bag of junk to the curb, but alas, I am in LA. Our friends threw a party and almost everyone who came had kids. Of course the kids outlasted me. I fell asleep on the couch trying to […]

Custody Battle (Items 964-998)

My mother left today; all-in-all it was a successful holiday. We have a tough time together but I have learned to cope with humor. Margaret Cho made a whole career out of talking about her dysfunctional relationship with her mom. I’m going to need some distance before I can start seeing this Christmas as funny, […]