I pronounce you husband & wife!

On June 22, the Summer Solstice, aka Midsummer Night, I had the honor of marrying 2 adorable friends of mine – Ben & Jaime -both young enough to be my children, intoxicatingly in love, ridiculously glamorous & earthy and authentic. That about sums them up! I had never performed a wedding before, so I was …

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South of the Border ~

I’m at LAX, on the runway, minutes from the announcement to power down all electronics, and I get a call from the kids’ school – My daughter Celeste (8) has been sent back to the nurse’s office by her teacher. Apparently, the school will not allow her to stay unless she has a note from …

Maya’s inoculation!

During a recent family meeting, I was listening to the grudges of 4 of my 5 children. They were upset by some of Maya’s more callous comments. It seems that none of my family are very thick skinned in the insult department – I explained to Maya that it was a good policy to think …

casper’s schedule

This morning, our 10-year-old Maya, decided that my husband – her Dad, Casper, needed a schedule. She ascertained, that after his brief absence from home, he needed guidelines if he was going to survive the tiny anarchists (mainly her!)  who occupied our home. This had been a tough re-entry! He returned home last night, all …