Category Archives: Personal

God Help Me, I’ve Discovered the Prisma App

I can’t stop. I don’t have time for this.

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It’s Bikini Weather

I do NOT look happy with my situation. Perhaps it is because my bikini is cutting off my circulation.

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Stuff I’ve Been Reading

— Wonderful article by my friend Farran for Film Comment on Tim Holt, who has appeared in a couple of masterpieces, as well as a steady career in B-Westerns (one of my favorite kinds of careers). I love him in … Continue reading

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Our House

We have compared it to: — a bunkhouse for itinerant fruit-pickers in 1932 — a communal-living way station on our way to California as we fled the Dust Bowl — a cult compound — a house used for a non-Equity … Continue reading

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The Side Porch Here Isn’t Creepy At All

The rocking chair is facing into the forest, just FYI. A friend saw the picture and said, “Where is Lillian Gish and her gun?” And yes. That is exactly what that side porch looks like.

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It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these, which used to be a regular feature. — I went to the beach on Saturday to escape the mugginess, the stickiness, and because I am bogged down with two deadlines, … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes

Thank goodness my writing process makes sense to me, at least.

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For Father’s Day

Seen yesterday in Brooklyn. I love how the sign across the street is a potential clue to the complexities involved in the question.

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Playing With a Full Deck

Headed off to the Bloomsday celebration yesterday – the one I go to every year – with my collectors-item James-Joyce-Ulysses-themed deck of cards. Because it’s important to be prepared.

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Stuff I’ve Been Reading

I’ve been on the move. Out in LA for 6 days, staying first with Alex and Chrisanne, and then checking into the Hotel California with my mother and two sisters. There was no pink champagne on ice, and we were … Continue reading

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