monthly archives: July 2009

Savin’ lives w/ a pen

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A special thanks to Dre who pointed out to me that yesterday I received two complementary pieces of mail. First, this one: It’s sweet, right? A friend just had her third baby. A cute little girl named Chloe. Awww. Next … Continue reading

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little fish

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Someone whom I know very well, and that I might also live in the same house with, is funny. Let’s call her “R” for anonymity’s sake. R has been hanging out with a new, ummm… friend. We’ll call him Y. … Continue reading

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It’s not you, it’s me

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This is my first rejection letter. Oh, don’t get me wrong — I’ve been rejected before, just not in this way. A couple of months ago I submitted a story to The Sun. They didn’t want it. At first I … Continue reading

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given to long bouts of dreaming

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My friend Kim and I worked on some fun stuff tonight. I also needed her brain on this other project I’ve been doing. Basically I’m taking this box that my dad made, painting it, writing (more or less) a word … Continue reading

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Eat your brain

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Basically my neighbor’s getting in trouble for being too loud. My neighbor is Spiderman. Okay, on Hollywood Blvd. (I know this b/c one day Dre had to zip him up.) How the f*ck Spidey can get busted for noise is … Continue reading

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For All It’s Worth

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Today is my dad’s birthday. I know because he kept reminding me of how old he is. Not as in, “Hey! I’m 62, can you believe it?!” More like, “This (insert whatever) is what happens when you get old!” Or, … Continue reading

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Wander Aimlessly

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Today I ran the lot. Running the lot is fun, especially when there are tour buses going. I have run Wisteria Lane several times, and today I learned that, ladies and gentlemen, the left side of the street is where … Continue reading

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This is really Monday. Which should still be Sunday.

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I’m so nice you can’t even see me! Today I did TWO nice things. Some say I’m an overachiever. I also went walking w/ Hannah and Mark, practiced a little bit of yoga, and continued on my series that I’m … Continue reading

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nectarines are for sissies

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Maybe no one cares about my 3-for-30 Campaign but I do, so I’m postin’ anyway. 1. Ran (mostly) Runyon Canyon. 2. Drew some stuff for a series I just started. Note to self: Learn to draw.3. I drove these two … Continue reading

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Phase One in which Doris gets her oats…

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I decided today that I’m going to try an experiment. My boy Gandhi did that shizz all the time, right? So here it is: for the next 30 days (or really 29 since I *owned* it today), I’m going to … Continue reading

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How many consultants does it take to compromise?

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For starters, congrats to my Asian friends, Candice and Culbert, who are making the world a smarter and cuter place w/ their progeny. I’m certain little Kelsey will be competing in spelling bees from her crib (or whatever newborns sleep … Continue reading

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beast and the dragon adored

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We’re moving. Separately. The Dre and V in Hollywood Show is nearing its shelflife. With endings you have two choices: you can go out on top while things are good (Frankenberry cereal), or you can squeeze it for every last … Continue reading

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Terrible / Perfect

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I spent last weekend in Seattle. Here’s a recount, in the event that you’re bored. I got in on Friday and met L for yoga. In LA if you want to sweat during yoga, you basically have to either go … Continue reading

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‘Cause over and above all it’s just another day

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This is what it looks like to procrastinate. You know it’s bad when I’ve already started packing for a trip I’m not taking for another two days. I am in the midst of writing a presentation and a little bit … Continue reading

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Monetize!

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I have to give a performance appraisal tomorrow. I wonder if I should send him this first. Report: 70 Percent Of All Praise Sarcastic It is the virtues, not the faults…which constitute one’s true legacy. — Gandhi

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simple’s good.

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This weekend I went to see my Grandma. She was sleeping when I got there. She is nearing the end of her life and I wanted her to wake for me. Just like a newborn baby, so I could see … Continue reading

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Transatlanticism + Fireworks = Rad!

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Tonight I went to the Hollywood Bowl to see DCFC. I’m such a loser hipster that sometimes I drop bands when they get too big. And I’m not really into their sound anymore. DCFC is a casualty. But Dre got … Continue reading

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