“I Still Miss Someone” – written by Michael Braverman

In retelling an adventure I just had in Paris with my brilliant friend Michael Braverman, he shared with me his own personal encounter. Now our tales were not similar but it opened up a conversation about understanding ourselves as well as another’s difference.  Michael and I met a over decade ago in Los Angeles back

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The Mighty-Men Series: Fearless in The Female Zone

      When it comes to Mighty Men, they are intrinsically clear about their intentions with women. Too often I hear the same names of men be mentioned to me by tearful women, ones who repeatedly text a women, day after day, intrigued by the female species, yet rarely able to keep their heart

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A Date To Encounter

  It’s been a while since I went on a date, perhaps through choice, more like fear of losing my singledom (Why would she want to be single at 34??) I’ve been rather content to be single. Content because I’m not sure where I might even live by May – the sunny mountains of California?

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16 Going On 34

I’m sinking amid a giant chair and the bar of the Ace Hotel, Downtown Los Angeles. And I’ve not even touched the liquor. I’m just…relaxed. It’s November, 78 degrees outside, stomach is flat, skin is clear, still agile (in the sense I can still pick up a pencil if I’ve dropped it), my roots are

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The Garden of Hope

(Pictured: Carrie – taken at the De Young Museum, San Francisco, May 2014). I’ll go back. To 6 months ago. I’m dressed as a flapper, donning a black Chloe dress and fake Chanel pearls. A glass of rancid Cabernet Sauvignon in one hand (I was at a bar that refused to believe in wine – who are

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Protection

  The Importance of Covering Each Other in Community; Especially After the Break Up.    The irony of writing about relationships, the trials, the tribulations is that to stay accountable, you must cover those you write about. So details in matters of the heart will always remain a mystery. You must protect them from gossip,

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