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A Silver Anniversary…..

Today marks 25 years since the day I arrived in Los Angeles – a silver anniversary. When I started thinking about this anniversary a few years ago – I thought about penning a love letter to the city of angels. But as often happens in love stories, things change. Ironically, yesterday would have been my […]

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Penguins and Pickles

Shanti asked me if we could go to Antarctica. She is 7. I told her I would look into it, and my preliminary research revealed that the cost of the trip was about $10000 each. I told her that. She looked at me, and said, “Well, that means twenty thousand dollars for two people, we […]

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LAX-LXA: A Personal Journey to the Top of the World

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(Disclaimer –this is a long one) I am jet lagged – and am trying to slowly assimilate. Fearful that I will develop the psychological “bends” if I ascend back into my life here in LA too quickly and slowly slogging through emails, phone calls, laundry –the stuff of life. I just got back from Tibet […]

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Drink, Pray, Indifference – A Love Story for One

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Let me start with a disclaimer. I am sure that Elizabeth Gilbert is a lovely woman. She writes well, she is absolutely charming and beautiful, and I am happy that everything worked out for her. However, I actually skimmed the book and got too aggravated to finish it. In addition, her engaging treatise on marriage […]

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Falling in Love: Travel or Love?

I fell in love today. Such a good feeling. I forgot how good it feels. I am giddy, distracted, can’t eat, can’t sleep, glowing, keep smiling, dance spontaneously and am acting loopy. It feels so good. Who’s the lucky guy? Nope. Woman? Nope. It’s a trip. I am planning a trip. Several stars lined up […]

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