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Aloha and Mahalo

donkeyDidi’s gone and I needed a break so I booked a trip to Kauai.   Before I left however I found out what happened to her.   My long time vet Dr Kent from Westside Hospital for Cats did an autopsy.   Didi had inflammation on the interior walls of her heart and a blood clot killed her.   […]

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Hole In My Heart

ZenDidiShe’s still gone.  My Didi.  There’s a giant hole in my heart.   Of course it doesn’t help that it was the anniversary of my Mom’s death the day after Didi died.  Why do all the people I love die in June?  What’s up with that?  I used to love June.  Summer starts, school is out, […]

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Heartbroken

DidiDidi Lee Capucine Merenda 2/22/2004 – 6/28/2012 Didi died this morning.   In her sleep.  I was asleep.   Actually, I woke up to a moan/groan noise.  I knew it was Didi so my alert went up.  I straightened my leg and felt wetness on my foot.  Immediately I thought she might have thrown up on the […]

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Broccoli Sub

2X1C6484-2Yep broccoli.   It’s soooo good.   I heard about it on Cooking channel.  They did a show on great sandwiches and went to No. 7 Sub in NYC.  A hipster dufusy place at the Ace Hotel in Manhattan.    SO when I went to NYC last month for a couple of days and had to go there. The place […]

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BlueBerry Breakfast Bars

2X1C5330MMMMMM.   Blueberries are IN SEASON.   There were some beautiful specimens at the farmer’s market.  I went to the Beverly Hills one this past weekend because there was a Piesta going on.  I mean really?  I’m so THERE.   Except I was totally moving slow and I didnt get there until the very very end.   So I […]

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Dad

cathy_dad_backfromvietnamI know I just mentioned my Dad on Memorial Day but today is the anniversary of his passing.  June 6, 2010.   It was not unexpected or shocking but I was still shaken to the core.   The intense family drama surrounding the intensity of watching my tall, strong and capable father die was overwhelming.  Although it […]

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Didi Bird

Didi_triptichOMG she is so cute and wonderful.  I am so glad she is in my life.  I love my Didi bird.

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Another Day

s_10afwa7zb50547Another day goes by and I am thinking of my Dad.  He left us in June 2010 and really a day doesnt go by where I don’t think of him..and my Mom.  Love them both and miss them tremendously.   I really do.   My Dad was a 30 year Army vet so every memorial day I […]

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Kidz

ameliaI was at a party last week and there were like 20 adults and two tiny kids.   Jack and Amelia are the 2 kids.  They’re twins.  Not identical (duh).   I think they’re like 2 years old and are very active but not vocal.   They do talk to themselves however.   They’re pretty good kids.  Tiny meltdowns […]

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Video: Lonnie Starlet “D S G” V

Lonnie StarletI made another music video.   This is my second one.  My first one was pretty much a spur of the moment thing – at least the shooting of it was.   This time I actually planned it and we had two shooting sessions.   The whole thing is such a big challenge for me.  I really like […]

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