I have a friend I met when we were nine. This picture of Mary Pickford reminds me of her, the solid gaze, the bold spirit, and the curls. She’s the… Read more Friends →
We all have filters. Mine are pretty basic. I see things through the lens of where I live, I base my interactions on the dynamics I observed in my family,… Read more Home…and dim sum Sunday →
Constance Bennett had a house at 280 N. Carolwood Drive. It was designed by architect J.E. Dolena and built in 1937, for $37,000 — and it had a palatial twenty… Read more Constance Bennett’s Hollywood Style →
Constance B. was a firecracker – married five times, the fifth in 1946 to US Air Force Colonel Theron John Coulter stuck. She was awarded military honors for her work… Read more Constance Bennett – military honors and a honey of a fifth marriage →
I love Los Angeles. I love the light. I love the eclecticism and the architecture. Most of all I love the people.
So, when I satirize, or say dark things about the city in my novel, know that it comes from an abiding devotion to a place I call home. These pictures… Read more I love Los Angeles. I love the light. I love the eclecticism and the architecture. Most of all I love the people. →
Ouida and Basil Rathbone (Sherlock before Cumberbatch) entertained lavishly and often – I thought you might like to see their home: – –
During WWI Rathbone served as an intelligence officer and excelled at disguise. Maybe that’s what led him toward the stage? He also was into his home and his family (there… Read more BASIL RATHBONE, A.K.A. SHERLOCK HOLMES, GARDENING →