Swag, Bras, Books

  Here are some other things I’m up to this long weekend: Cleaning: Eeeeeeeeew. You guys. Wash your damn bras! Learning: Have you ever visited a presidential museum? I’ve been to the Regan and Nixon museums here in Southern California. What I really loved about them was the opportunity to learn about LIFE. At a different time, in a different place. […]

Hash, Celebrity Crushes, Negronis

I’m going to assume you are over your New Year’s Eve Hangover, that you have started, then modified, and then given up on your Resolution diet, and that you are pretty much settling in to 2017. What can we do? Calm the hell down. That’s all. Time for some comfort food. And drinks. Let’s not get […]

Happy Whatever You Celebrate

  You are appreciated and loved, friends. Thank you for hanging out with me. Thanks for talking with me about books, cocktails, and recipes. Thank you for being my people. Whatever you celebrate, I hope it’s filled with joy and peace and happiness. If you are not celebrating anything today, I still wish you joy […]

Books. Bookstores. Coffee.

I’m feeling even more bookish than usual this week, so I’m going to hit you up with a good list of literary links today. For the most part I’m not really interested in “Best Of” lists, simply because they are subjective and reductive. But NPR has a rather genius approach to the Best Books of […]

A Book, A Movie, A Craft, and A Stupid Quiz

Happy December, my friends! I spent November writing the first book of a 4-book romance series that will publish in 2017. I had planned to start book two this weekend but my head is still fuzzy from the last one, so I think I need some time off for good behavior. Also? My house is […]