DAILY SPOTLIGHT

A Life Well Lived by Heidi Hirsch Victor Jerome Banis was born May 25th, 1937. He passed away in February 2019. Wikipedia remembers him as a daring, pioneer of gay literature. I…

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May 25
2019
Feb 13
2019

Love Potion No. 9 by Heidi Hirsch In 1959 a single titled, Love Potion No. 9 was released by The Clovers. The song describes a man seeking help to find…

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Moments of 2018 2018 has been a year of change for our nation and our community.  Our diversity has brought us together and made us strong. We gathered, we roared,…

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Dec 22
2018
Oct 21
2018

I live with an old man  And he lives with an old lady. His name is Elijah.  Like most old men, he is proud, stubborn, belches, can silently stink up…

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A Deeply Personal Decision  We recently lost two well know celebrities — Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain.  Rich, famous, trend-setters, jet-setters, loving families, children — they had everything! What else…

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Jul 11
2018
May 8
2018

The Greatest Show from Earth! Spring is a big Hollywood movie opening with a splashy, glamour, glittering premiere. Oh the anticipation, the excitement, the stars, the starlets with their mysterious escorts….

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Ordinary People Recently, I witnessed a miracle. I almost missed it because I was looking and hoping for a different outcome. What I realized is that miracles don’t often appear…

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Mar 13
2018
Jan 22
2018

A Tree Falls in Burbank This week a friendship went south, I was informed that an old colleague still harbored resentment towards me. I was the target of a strong…

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Well That Was Fun As we close 2017, it is time for my favorite ritual of the year. The Gratitude List (not necessarily in this order): • I won the…

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Dec 15
2017
Nov 29
2017

Power Tools Full disclaimer!  This is not about Power Tools. It’s about power tools. Having established that our nation is in turmoil, or as I like to refer to it…

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