A Realtor friend says that Angelina Jolie is looking for a place in the Pasadena area, over near where Meryl Streep lives. I told my friend: “That seems silly. Why doesn’t she just move in with us?”
What a gift, co-existence. I cannot say it enough. It is the glory of this nation, the collective core value of our greatest faiths.
A good burger is one of life’s greatest joys. Like Miles at midnight. Like stepping aboard a boat.
I am glad now that I bribed my kids their entire lives. Nothing major, just a series of cumulative parental gestures: shoes, shelter, cake, college.
I think Oregon is for me, even if Smartacus chooses someplace else. It’s the Versailles of the Pacific Northwest.
Smartacus makes me laugh. He is the punchline of my life – and I am his set-up man.
There are two Great America Myths – 1) Los Angeles 2) the notion that change is good.
I was all impulse; my wife was all class. Outwardly, we fit together like a couple of spoons. Internally, she was a cat, I was a coyote.
Our family isn’t satisfied with the usual massive feast on Super Bowl, we also exchange gifts.
Do prayers work? Aren’t they merely the desperate act of a desperate man? Well, in this case, obviously.