Yearly Archives: 2006

Biscuits

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Henry’s Future As Told by The Onion

I Am The Product Of A Single-Nanny Household One wouldn’t know it just to look at me or my vast estate, but I did not have the easy, carefree life of a typical American child. I sometimes…

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It Doesn’t Get Much Bloodier Than This.

While in San Francisco for Thanksgiving, I had a spare hour while Caroline took Henry out for a stroll. We were meeting up at our friends’ parents home in Pacific Heights, so along the way there Diana suggested I might … Continue reading

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Baggage Claiming with the Stars

That’s Nadine, our au pair from Germany, at LAX after arriving back from a trip with Caro and the baby to New York City. Oh, and that’s Emmitt Smith, NFL rushing record holder and three, THREE! time Super Bowl winner, … Continue reading

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Tiki Ti

Tiki Ti, the greatest tiki cocktail bar on the planet, on Sunset in Silver Lake. I took some company colleagues from Toronto who were attending a seminar here in LA. The website for Tiki-Ti also has one of the funniest … Continue reading

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The Who at the Hollywood Bowl

Caro got us kick-ass seats at the Hollywood Bowl for The Who. I had actually seen them before sometime back in the 80′s, at RFK stadium in Washington. I also saw someone fall from the second deck of the stadium … Continue reading

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The Great Smashing Pumpkin Sighting

Hardly recognizable in this photo – sort of like a shot of Sasquatch in the woods – but it’s Billy Corgan sitting in the adjacent box seat at The Who at the Hollywood Bowl. According to wikipedia, Corgan’s 40th birthday … Continue reading

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Whatever happened to . . .

Minnie Driver? Well, she was at my local coffee shop with a friend, wearing fairy-princess butterfly wings. Yawn. I almost didn’t bother taking the shot, and then by the time I got my phone out she had flittered, or whatever … Continue reading

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. . . but not this scary.

My friend sent this to me after seeing it on BoingBoing. Maybe torture goes over well in Des Moines, I don’t know. This doesn’t scare me in a ‘boo’ sort of way, more in a “shock to the balls” kind … Continue reading

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Yet Another Reason to Live Another (Holi)Day

This is real. As real as Halloween and babies. Since when did Halloween cease to be about scary things, like witches, ghosts, ghouls and goblins? I don’t want my kid growing up to be some kind of horror-holiday pansy who … Continue reading

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