I've always known that I would never post a 'cute kitten' video on YouTube. And like most things I've 'always known,' I was completely wrong....

Violet believes in the Easter Bunny. Not in the ironic wink-wink roll-your-eyes but eat the chocolate anyway kind of way, but really and truly....

Angeleno's love to celebrate La Dia de los Muertos. And why wouldn't they? Let's face it, it's the coolest holiday ever. You conjure up...
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Flying on the trapeze is an excellent metaphor for life. Long ladders to climb, scary vantage points at which you consider how far you've...

Dying is easy. Comedy is hard. So true. But comedy is something that can be learned, apparently. While we were in Miami on vacation visiting family,...

"I'm still thinking!" Violet shouted at me this morning when I asked her for the third time what she'd like for breakfast, our 7:20am...

Remember this record? I remember listening to it in the 70's as a little kid and loving it! I hadn't thought about it for decades...

I love carnivals. I love the sleazy half-drunk ex-cons operating questionably built rides, I love the rigged games with crappy prizes, the hot mini-donuts, the...

On Tuesday morning, Richard and I heard the same bad news every other parent heard who has a child in the Los Angeles Unified...

Last night I dreamt that I was pregnant with another girl. That familiar feeling of a limb protruding from my belly was so comforting...