Love


For the Love of Pets
08 Nov 2015

For the Love of Pets

Recently, the Examiner reported the heartbreaking story that a family surrendered a ten year old pet lab to a shelter. Thankfully, the press he got meant that a rescue organization took him for placement in a forever home. Many dogs will have anywhere from three to five owners in their lifetimes. Having a pet is a huge responsibility requiring long term commitment, but with that...

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Jazz Greats Acoustic Alchemy Inspire Art for Its Own Sake
21 Jun 2015

Jazz Greats Acoustic Alchemy Inspire Art for Its Own Sake

Watching Acoustic Alchemy last night at the Catalina Jazz Grill in Hollywood, my hubby, friends and I pinched ourselves, incredulous at our good fortune. Being entertained by superior talents like these in a small supper club seemed unbelievable.  The crowd was most appreciative, yet the place was not sold out. I kept thinking, where the hell is the rest of L.A.? They don’t know what...

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Making Love Last Past Sex and a Sandwich
07 Nov 2014

Making Love Last Past Sex and a Sandwich

How can two people get – and stay – on their crazy ride together? Bill Murray crashed a bachelor party recently and offered his advice about lasting love. He said when you think you’ve found “the one,” don’t run for a marriage license. Get a passport. Travel as far as you can together to places that are “hard to get into and out of” and...

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You Wouldn’t Guess This About Me, Would You?
30 Jun 2012

You Wouldn’t Guess This About Me, Would You?

by Anita Finlay On a dare from my buddy Linda, who has already risen to this challenge on her own blog, I am sharing a list of ten things you might not guess about me, since I strike people as pretty earnest.  They should only know how much I love defying expectations and being surprised by something new.  Here is the photographic evidence of behavior...

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