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It’s astronomically easy to amuse me.

It takes a conscious effort to inject cheer into a rainy day in LA.  Everything just seems to take longer and consume more energy, just by default –dressing defensively (for me, that means piling on every colorful and/or water-resistant accessory … Continue reading

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dress to impress/transgress/make a mess

“why don’t you… wear violet velvet mittens with everything?” {diana vreeland, harpers bazaar} The truly random, truly inspired, completely unfiltered musings of the Harper’s Bazaar legend never cease to make me smile. In this instance, her thoughts on letting something … Continue reading

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Venturing into the unknown….{corner of Main St, that is}

“Hidden”.  Could you possibly come up with a better name for a bar, somewhat tucked away into an eclectic/cozy nook on the corner of Santa Monica/Navy-ish?  I can’t.  Still can’t picture exactly what it looked like, because it morphed into … Continue reading

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doIdiddydiddydumdiddydozen

That, my friends, refers to the “diddy dozen” – a dozen hot, freshly baked cookies from a Westwood favorite – Diddy Riese Cookies.  The cookies here aren’t fancy, but at 35 cents a pop, you can f e a s t. … Continue reading

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deepsea d i v e for your dinner.

Sushi Masu. http://www.yelp.com/biz/sushi-masu-los-angeles It’s week 2 of DineLA’s restaurant week, a foodie favorite that lures the masses out of the comfort of their homes and into fancypants eateries with reasonable prices and enticing prix fixe menus. Which is nice.  And a … Continue reading

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strip me of my wisdom, but don’t take my bendy straws.

At 7am this morning, knowing I had a lunchdate with an oral surgeon to see if I needed to have my wisdom teeth yanked, the thought of turning what would be the most major surgery I’ve ever had into a … Continue reading

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“why”

Because I now have the mantra, the mission, and the means to put into practice and finally to (paper), what I’ve been yearning to do for years. the mantra – “why not?” seriously, why ask why…when you can ask why not? … Continue reading

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