Creativity and RBG

Three weeks ago, like many other pseudo-feminists around me, my friend Andrea and I jumped in the car, braved a horrendous rainstorm and drove the 30 miles to see the movie released in December of 2018, “On the Basis of …

Creativity and ‘Marriage’

CREATIVITY AND ‘MARRIAGE’ My significant other and I celebrated 34 years together on February 1. Jimmy and I began as childhood sweethearts, raised four kids and are now on our way into the dessert stage of this complex relationship—the union …

CREATIVITY and DEATH

Recently, my daughter Rosie and I went to visit a family member in the intensive care unit after a heart attack. We scurried through the corridors on the way to his room noting that this hospital was utterly beautiful, with …

CREATIVITY AND CHAOS

October was quite a chaotic month for me and my family. My daughter’s wedding was in the works so we housed over 25 guests, set up and tore down an ambitious event in wine country, cooked, cleaned, toured the Hollywood …

CREATIVITY and COMMUNITY

Last month I attended “The Yellow Conference” in downtown LA where millennial female entrepreneurs got together for inspiration and motivation. I was reticent to attend, considering I was double the age of most attendees, but participated at the request of …

Creativity and Story

Once again, I spent my entire weekend working—if you can call attending performances working, that is. I wasn’t really doing anything beyond sitting, but such is the job of a voice teacher.  Last weekend I enjoyed four different shows. This …