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Happy New Year 5780!

September 30, 2019

As part of my annual Jewish New Year’s tradition, I baked Rugelach, a pastry that reminds me of holiday gatherings growing up with immigrant grandparents in New York City. It’s a lot of work, but my extended family here in Los Angeles is grateful. And I get to eat them, too.

Fall Reading List

September 26, 2019

On Sunday, my book group assembled to discuss the first half of Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison. It’s stunning. What are you reading?

Painting by Hillary Pecis

Soak It In

September 25, 2019

Today in ballet class, someone complimented me on my dancing, and my first thought was to tell her how wrong she was. Luckily, I resisted that impulse and said thank you.

365quotes by Kelly Beall

Big News Day!

September 24, 2019

Game Changer

September 23, 2019

Our New Leaders

September 20, 2019

Photo by Jonno Rattman for The New Yorker

Fall Candor

September 19, 2019

Cartoon by Teresa Burns Parkhurst

Food Staple

September 18, 2019

Every Monday is artichoke night at my house. I get them the day before at the Farmer’s Market. They’re jumbo and delicious. Do you have favorite food routines?

Photo by Sarah Illenberger

Cokie Robert, You Will Be Missed!

September 17, 2019

Read her inspiring obit here

Upside of Single, Late Summer Edition

September 16, 2019

The New Yorker cartoon by David Sipress