Tag Archives: Los Angeles

What could possibly go wrong with that rental car?

I know I said I’d be right back. Part of what happened since then was I broke up with my doddering old faithful PC (which I’d gone back to after a Windows 8 computer I’d bought for work reasons died) … Continue reading

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Living up to the title of America’s coolest street

Ever heard of Abbot Kinney? He’s the person behind the street that’s the coolest block in America, according to GQ magazine. This L.A. street was a favorite hangout of mine when I lived there. I don’t anymore — and miss … Continue reading

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How to do Biggest Loser Resort plan@home without going nuts

Actually, nuts are allowed. In small amounts (portion = 12). Still knee-deep in that project, but wanted to weigh in to let you know I aced a second week of the Biggest Loser Resort regimen after returning home. And lost … Continue reading

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Biggest Loser Resort, Day 2: Ready to keel over

This is the first chance I’ve had to sit down all day, and I’m going to sleep immediately afterward. Since I can barely keep my eyes open, let alone type, here’s the short version of my time at The Biggest … Continue reading

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Packed and ready to be a winner at Biggest Loser

Again, let me clarify: I’m not going to be on the show. I’m going to a resort in L.A. affiliated with the TV show. As Mitch pointed out, took me until age 58 to make it to summer camp. In … Continue reading

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Gourmet cupcakes from an ATM? Sweet …

When I was growing up at the Joisey Shore, there was a guy I looked forward to seeing every week: The Dugan’s Man. He didn’t whisper sweet nothings in my ear. He left sweet somethings for me to savor. And … Continue reading

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RTW, LA: You, too, can rent a luxury yacht

The last days of my RTW trip were spent on a luxury yacht right across the street from where I lived in Marina del Rey, California, more than a decade ago. I’d gone sailing many times when I lived there … Continue reading

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