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AVA FULL OF GRACE #7: Put Me In The Game, Coach. I’m Ready.


Ten years ago, if you wanted to find me on a Sunday, I’d be at O’Briens Irish Pub in Santa Monica, California.  I’d ride my bike there from Marina Del Rey, wearing my Randall Cunningham jersey, donning a foam Philadelphia Eagles helmet. I could do that.  I was in neutral territory.  LA doesn’t have a


Dad, You’re Embarrassing Me!


Thankfully my daughter, Ava, is only 4 years old (almost) and it’ll probably be a while before she’s asking me to ‘drop her off a few blocks away from the mall’ or wear a paper bag over my head when I pick her up from the school dance… so I’ve got to take advantage of


Griswolds: Dead Man Walking. Part 1.


For those of you who didn’t already know, my family and I decided to move away from Los Angeles a few weeks ago.  String bikinis, medicinal marijuana and ’70 and sunny’ became too much for us to handle.  We yearned to live in the only city in the nation with more traffic, closer to the