D-Love the Movie: An Incredibly Moving Piece of Art
Dec27

D-Love the Movie: An Incredibly Moving Piece of Art

This movie reached right into my soul, found my soft spots and made my eyes rain buckets of tears.  Evidence by the fact that I have not done a blog posts since September 2016, I am an introvert who also deals with some level of depression. My mother passed away on June 15th, 2017 and ironically, ever since that day I have made a concerted effort to get out more and do things I am passionate about, including traveling.  Everyone knows...

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Actors Improv Studio: Noho’s Best Kept Secret
Mar27

Actors Improv Studio: Noho’s Best Kept Secret

Confession: I am not an actor. I am someone who likes to act and I have written short plays, directed teens in short plays and acted in two plays here in Los Angeles. Living in a community that has dozens of live theater companies in such a small geographic area, we are surrounded by acting classes of all shapes and sizes. Even so, the right “sized” class can be hard to find for many people. The ideal Improv class is one...

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Oh MY! Mini Cheesecakes in Valley Village
Sep04

Oh MY! Mini Cheesecakes in Valley Village

I love cheesecake! I can eat it for breakfast, lunch and every snack in between several times a week. I made my first cheesecake from scratch at 22, shortly after my son was born. 23 yrs ago. I have tweaked the recipe and my cheesecakes are creamy and in demand during the holidays. But, cheesecake making is expensive and time consuming. So, how do I get my cheesecake fix? How do I find delicious, unique and stunningly creative...

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Republic of Pie
Jul24

Republic of Pie

This funky, cool and relaxed neighborhood spot opened in 2012 in the NoHo Arts District. When it first opened I recall walking inside and absolutely loving the decor. I asked questions of the man behind the counter and he told me that the interior constructions and furniture was all sourced from recycled materials. This green sourcing impressed me before my first piece of pie was ever sliced. From the Velvet tea, a cross between...

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