Heloise slams her bedroom door. She’s had a quarrel with a friend, and it has snowballed as these things will, and now other girls are involved and taking sides. My 12-and-a-half-year-old -- who is sometimes 23 and other times six -- feels persecuted and misunderstood, and her…
On November 1, 1986, late in the fall semester of my sophomore year at Berkeley, the California Golden Bears fired head football coach Joe Kapp. After…
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On a hot Sunday afternoon several summers ago, the children and I sat at Toppings Yogurt. Toppings is a staple in the Pico-Robertson neighborhood…
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Victoria and I recently moved to a larger apartment; last night was the first night the children spent with us in our new place. Heloise and David have…
Manners were important in my family. I have written about this often. I was taught how to shake hands properly, how to navigate complex table settings…
“Chug, chug, chug!” The chanted exhortation, a staple of fraternity parties and hen nights, echoes through Crypto.com arena. The screens that hang over…
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Prince Harry’s memoir comes out on Tuesday. I have a few thoughts. You own everything that happened to you. Tell your stories. If people wanted you to…
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In 1998, I received tenure at Pasadena City College. My mother already held tenure at Monterey Peninsula College, while daddy was a tenured professor at…
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Hugo Schwyzer