Monthly Archives: January 2012

Belize adventure

January 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Writers are like hoarders—you stash all your little stories and lines from your life (my high school friends still remember me with my notebook). “Never date a guy who turns more heads than you do,” —interesting advice from a dear friend during college, which I had my character, Virginia, giving to her daughter years later in False Alarm. Your friends might be sick of your stuff, but writing is a […]
Office Decor

January 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

At the sports firm, one of my colleagues put up a trophy animal head in his office behind his desk. The implication is that he shot it himself (I sort of assume that when someone hangs a head), but no one asked any questions. Don’t forget this is downtown San Francisco, where you could be spray painted for wearing fur, probably shot for hanging animals in your office. We have […]
Aspen Ski Vacation

January 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

In Aspen we didn’t end up in a bomb shelter this New Year’s and Charlie Sheen wasn’t arrested, but that town never lacks excitement. With not much snow yet, Aspen was so jammed during the day you couldn’t get into a restaurant and we were living on hotel pillow chocolates and these horrible protein balls that the crazy husband eats. I wouldn’t have minded joining the masses in the streets […]