A conversation with my son

Transcript 101. Jan. 14, 2016. 11 a.m. 11 a.m. Marla Jo Fisher, speaking to her 18-year-old son, Cheetah Boy, who is lying on the couch playing Grand Theft Auto: 11 a.m. MJF: You’d better start studying for your drivers’ license written test tomorrow. 11:01 a.m. CB: I already know everything to pass the test. 11:02 […]

In case you’re wondering what I want for Christmas, this modest cottage in Joshua Tree will fit the bill.

Don’t forget! December 25!

Paris? Not so much.

I asked my daughter today if she still wanted a trip to Paris for her high school graduation present, as she had asked me in the past. Our friend Samantha–who speaks French and lived there– recently offered to go with us and show her around. Curly Girl said she’s decided she’d rather have a tattoo.

Is Your Spouse Secretly Planning to Leave You?

So I seldom (read never) get a press release that’s interesting enough to reproduce nearly in its entirety, but I thought this one was worth it. From a guy named Mort Fertel.  No comment on the name. What do you think? Do you agree or disagree? I’ve never been married, so I think I’m not […]

No, no, no, no, no, no, no, but thanks for asking

Would you take one of these “World’s most dangerous hiking trails?” Not only do I not want to take the trails, looking at these photos makes me a little queasy….. I have to say, though, that my friend Iris did Huayna Picchu when we were at Machu Picchu not that long ago, and it didn’t […]

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