A former neighbor from a former life and a long overdue apology.

It was a long time ago, when I was a stay-at-home new mother with a tiny baby.  My husband was at work all day and sometimes into the night, crafting his Hollywood career.  I had given up working in television production where I’d been an executive with non-stop-stimuli and head-crushing pressure.  I wasn’t used to…

A ride to a final resting spot…

We had limited time to get from the Honolulu Airport to see my late sister Kitty’s final resting spot.  We rented a limo so we wouldn’t have to get a rental car and lose valuable time — and Scott ably grabbed us from within the airport, wheeled us through the Agriculture inspectors (no pineapples!) and…

Pawprints into heaven.

“Judge Wapner’s Animal Court” was an unlikely place for me, a non-animal-lover to work.  When the Executive Producer asked cheerfully, “Since we’re all animal lovers here — and I’m sure we are — just in case there’s someone who objects — is there anyone here who doesn’t want to bring a pet to work?” I…

A condolence in a briefcase.

When someone dies, it’s hard to find the words.  How can you capture what that person contributed to the world in a few sentences? After my sister Kitty passed,  cards and notes I got from friends – even as far back as high school — helped capture snippets of who she was, especially when fragments…

Dearly beloved Bonnie…

Bonnie was a wonderful producer, a strong mentor to many young women, and it is a loss to the entire entertainment industry that she left us so soon. Please Share