Here’s what I’ve been up to this week: Dating in LA Reassessing the Dream At what point do you choose something better, or admit that something isn’t working? Dating Advice for Kate This behind-the-scenes video (from the original series based on this blog) features character (and actor) advice about starting over again in the dating
Monthly Archives: September 2013
The characters (and actors) of Dating in LA and Other Urban Myths (the original web series coming soon) have some dating advice for Kate. From heartfelt to hysterical, they give their take on the pitfalls of dating in any city, but especially LA. Fans of The X-Files will get a particular kick out of Chloe’s
I read this blog entry over the weekend (http://dianekawasaki.blogspot.com/2013/09/shit-happens-why-i-left-la.html), and it has repeatedly popped up in my brain since. Los Angeles is a difficult place. This business is impossibly strange– how things actually get accomplished remains a mystery. And every decision seems like a risk. So, it’s no wonder that this part, in particular, resonated
This week has been a week on the go. If you’re just checking in, this is what I’ve been writing: What Inspires You? Do you see something, or do something, that acts as a consistent source of inspiration? Words to Live By I found a banner out in the world that made me laugh (and
Yesterday, instead of writing (bad), I took to the road again, and went up to Eaton Canyon. I had this idea that hiking up to the falls would be an easy thing, that I would get great pictures for the travel article on Examiner (http://www.examiner.com/article/nature-lovers-hike-to-eaton-canyon-falls), and feel accomplished. The Internet assured me that it was
I saw this flag while I was wandering around Balboa Island. Truer words never spoken! For more photos and tips about what to do on Balboa Island: http://www.brokegirlstravel.com/ http://www.examiner.com/list/embrace-the-charms-of-balboa-island
On more than one occasion, I’ve hit a wall creatively and just shut down. I can’t write. I can’t edit. I can’t even do crosswords puzzles because the words just will not flow.
Happy Sunday! This is what you’ve missed this week on Dating in LA: Private Versus Public Lives for Bloggers Where do we draw the line between our public and private selves? Three Good Things Time to improve my perspective by looking for three good things each day. Four Things that Spell Trouble for Creativity What
The other day we were talking about how noting three good things could have a positive impact on perspective and, therefore, mood. But there are certainly days where that’s not enough to really change the emotional tide. Those are the pampering days. Those are the days where I have to do something for myself in
Someone found my blog by searching for the internet for “do you split the check on a first date?” That person, whoever it was, inadvertently inspired this blog post (so, thank you).