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Executive’s Sexist Rant at Kathy Griffin Prompts Backlash by TIFFANY HSU


Jeffrey Mezger, the C.E.O. of KB Home, used a crude reference to the female anatomy to refer to the comedian during a dispute over a noise complaint. 14 more words

To Italy, and Back (to Reality)

We sold our Venice Beach duplex, a well-appointed, contemporary walk-street building on the first block to the beach. (Noteworthy point: Venice Beach is the single most visited tourist spot in Los Angeles — more than the Hollywood Sign, more than Rodeo Drive.) Though we didn’t get quite what we thought it was worth, we did okay. 784 more words


My Cathedral - Walk With Ken Boyle XLI

Comment by Ken: My childhood pastor Dr. Wallace Forgey charged me at my ordination to preach God’s word wherever it is found. It is found today in a poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. 1,128 more words

Where Exactly is Costa Rica??

PURA VIDA: Simply translated, it means “simple life” or “pure life” but in Costa Rica, it is more than just a saying—it is a way of life. 426 more words


Expectations and the Unexpected

“Is that it?” the disgruntled-looking lady asked after watching Old Faithful’s show of hydraulics and vapors.  “Yes, mam.  Did it not meet your expectations?”  the park ranger patiently asked.   689 more words

Where Is Shari

I've Got A Bad Habit

I’ve got a bad habit of writing and not publishing. It’s not because I don’t think it’s good enough. It’s probably not. It’s not because I’m going to tweak it, because I won’t. 1,346 more words

Currently In My World

And This Year, the Emmy Goes to … Politics by JOHN KOBLIN


From “Saturday Night Live” to “The Handmaid’s Tale,” shows with a political — and anti-Trump — viewpoint ruled the day at the Emmy Awards. 15 more words