Making friends with agents…

Sometimes I’ll get a “Thank you” for my “Thank you”.   I wrote a television agent who got promoted at a major talent agency (after working for a long-time friend of mine). Jad is always very professional and we had several calls about an up & coming film producer named Alec whom we want to…

Hairdresser love.

Nothing is worse than losing a hairdresser after 20 years.  Every girl knows that sinking feeling when you lose your shear genius. After suffering some bad haircuts, I re-found Peter, whom I’d known a decade before… and he delivered big-time.  His background as an architecture student and a chef informs his work.  I’ve never been…

Little boys and their toys.

I gave a few “Hot Wheels” to my housekeeper’s grandson, and was surprised and delighted to receive a note from him. Dina said it was his idea and the first letter he’d ever written (he’s six).  Of course I immediately responded … I’ve been “the first correspondent” for a lot of little children because I…

Representing for the college I love…

I’m a Trustee for the Rhode Island School of Design and any opportunity I have to meet promising young artists, I take.  I met a group of bright-eyed high school kids from Da Vinci Schools at an “X-Prize” run-through and arranged to see them in situ.  This is a note to the Director, arranging a…