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Medicine Cabinet for One

November 7, 2019

The other day, I peered into my medicine cabinet and couldn’t believe how many things needed to be thrown out. I didn’t toss anything, but I thought about it. And in the end, I was glad to have the space all to myself.

Painting by Erika Lee Sears

Hanging with my Soulmate

November 6, 2019

Jane Fonda has been in the news because of her social activism, recently spending the night in jail. And in one of the articles I read, she referred to her dog as her soulmate. I can relate.

Illustration by David Shrigley

Wedding High

November 5, 2019

This weekend, I attended a wedding in San Francisco and the happy couple served up a platter of marijuana “edibles” alongside the dessert. I didn’t partake, but several of my friends did, and they had a very high time. I love CA!

Illustration by Donny Miller

How to Eat Alone and Like It

November 4, 2019

This is preaching to the choir. But you can read all about dining alone in today’s New York Times –

Illustration by Being Moon


October 31, 2019

Ghosts and Ghouls by Oliver Jeffers

National Pastime

October 30, 2019

With apologies to the Astros fans, this made me so happy. Feel good underdog story of the season.

Photo by Erik Williams

Coming Soon!

October 29, 2019

Straight from NASA: No, that’s not a fiery jack-o’-lantern 🔥🎃. It’s the Sun! ⁣

The New California Normal

October 28, 2019

My neighborhood is not in danger right now. Rose and I are safe. But smoke is in the air.

Illustration by Wendy MacNaughton

On Honor

October 25, 2019

If you haven’t seen this in its entirety, it’s worth the watch. And as usual, Barack Obama made me well up with tears.

Nectar of the Gods

October 24, 2019

I’ve been working very long hours lately, and needed a reward. So I splurged on my favorite balsamic vinegar. At this price, I treat the balsamic like liquid gold. Drizzled on mozzarella, grilled vegetables, baked chicken or just about anything, it turns the ordinary into a heavenly treat.