I Am My Primary Care Physician!


Are you good at listening to your body and resting when it tells you to rest? Or are you someone who pushes through and just keeps on pushing until you get slapped down sick? Today I had to go slow and lay flat on my back most of the day napping, hydrating. and sleeping— doingContinue reading “I Am My Primary Care Physician!”

Time In The Saddle–25 years!


I remember the first time I saw someone riding their bike up a dirt trail, I thought they were crazy, “who would want to do that?” A few years later, I was crazy because I wanted to do that! This year marks 25 years Mountain Biking in The Santa Monica Mountains! The very first rideContinue reading “Time In The Saddle–25 years!”

Envy in Malibu


I have the privilege and honor of caring for people’s homes and animals while they are away.  One of the questions people always ask me is: “Do you ever become jealous or envious when  caring for other people’s homes?Do you go into the comparison mode and wish you had more of this wealth and abundance.”Continue reading “Envy in Malibu”

Pathetic Paparazzi!!!


I experienced my first run in with the paparazzi–it was such a mixture of bad emotions! About a month ago, I experienced it from a close distance and felt this severe sense of intrusion.  I was jolted. I was having lunch with a friend in a Brentwood restaurant when all of a sudden, 5 men withContinue reading “Pathetic Paparazzi!!!”

California Dreams–Letting Go!


I remember my second visit to California, I was 18 years old and loving this place!  Near the end of my trip, I read some graffiti on a freeway overpass, “Tourists GO HOME”!  I remember feeling really bad when I read it, almost like I had been personally attacked. I couldn’t understand how someone would wantContinue reading “California Dreams–Letting Go!”

Vibrating Vicariously


“Oh, my sister isn’t wealthy–she just lives vicariously through the wealthy people around her.”  Those were the words my sister used to describe me and my life.  When she recited them to me, I must admit I was a bit halted both in thought and words!  I wasn’t sure if I should be offended orContinue reading “Vibrating Vicariously”

Magical Manifestations!


I finally watched the movie, “Milk”.  A few years late, but really glad I saw it.  I’ve been talking about it to several friends, discussing how crazy it is that that phase in history could go down.   Sometimes my sense of empathy is so intense that it’s hard for me to stop feeling about something thatContinue reading “Magical Manifestations!”

The Life You Envisioned?


Is your life everything you envisioned it to be?  This is a question someone asked me the other day.  My guess is he was looking at my life and wondering how I could possibly be happy. I admit, I am a woman and I do think too much, but I was left feeling a littleContinue reading “The Life You Envisioned?”