5 Things to Do in Cabo. Unless You Want to Survive!

Be warned. These “5 Things to Do in Cabo” might render you a pariah to the indigenous folk, your family and all who know you....more

Learn the Secrets to Korean Beauty From a Bonafide Rock Star! (Girl Band Nylon Pink)

Being an ordinary, humdrum white woman I tend to romanticize people of color and their culture. My black friend Lue had to tell me to stop fondling her hair. I didn’t realize white women annoy the crap out of black women by touching their hair all the time ....more

4 Amazing Benefits of Midlife Sex

“I think I’m ready to hang up my boots,” my friend Geraldine says. “Are you moonlighting as the Electric Horseman and you didn’t tell me?” I query hopefully. (I’ve looked everywhere for that soundtrack and it no longer exists! ...more

Parents Be Aware: How Teen Drug Use Can Morph into Mental Illness

The Harrowing Merry-Go-Round of Mental Illness and Addiction Everyone has some...more

The Effects of Divorce on Children: How My Parents Divorce Turned Me Into Jason Bourne

"I Always Thought I’d Make a Good Spy. Like Jason Bourne, I’d speak fluent English, French, Russian, Dutch, German, Swedish, and Spanish; my other special skills would include hand-to-hand combat; a mix of Filipino Kali and Jeet Kune Do and Krav Maga. I’d have supreme efficiency in handling numerous vehicles, and would possess a Brazilian passport with a Portuguese name: “Gilberta de Piento.”"...more

The Effects of Divorce on Children: How My Parents Divorce Turned Me Into Jason Bourne

I Always Thought I’d Make a Good Spy. Like Jason Bourne, I’d speak fluent English, French, Russian, Dutch, German, Swedish, and Spanish; my other special skills would include hand-to-hand combat; a mix of Filipino Kali and Jeet Kune Do and Krav Maga. I’d have supreme efficiency in handling numerous vehicles, and would possess a Brazilian passport with a Portuguese name: “Gilberta de Piento.” I felt qualified because my parents divorced when I was three and I orbited two homes as disparate as Jupiter and Mars ....more

How My Grandma Took a Stand & Was Forced From Her Church of 40 Years!

This Story Is in Honor of National Grandparents Day & LBGT Rights In 1988 at the height of the AIDs epidemic and near-hysterical homophobia, my Aunt Barbara – who’d once been married to a Paul Newman lookalike — came out as gay. The news hit my grandma Ellen (who we just called Gram) hard. She was a 78-year old devoutly Christian woman born and raised on a farm in the Bible Belt by Czech immigrants ....more

The Lengths I’ll Go to Try to Impress You (& be of service)

I like to brag. And every now and them I’m a cowgirl who’s all hat and no cattle. But I did something I didn’t think I could do in the video below, see if you can do it with me! ...more

I Thought I’d Fixed All of My Issues; Think Again

Hello, my Beautiful People! You may’ve noticed I haven’t been around here much lately. I’m going through a massive life transformation ....more

The Best Photographer in Los Angeles & “Write Your Starring Role” Workshop!

I’m lucky to be surrounded by brilliant people who think outside the box and have creativity rising like a chocolate...more
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