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Elephant Walk

by lesliedinaberg on September 28, 2007

My first introduction to my future in-laws came via a giant UPS package full of t-shirts and fake poop. They were living on a boat in Maryland at the time and weren’t able to make it home to Santa Barbara for Christmas. But believe me, they were there in spirit and found a way to […]

Bleeping Sally Field

by lesliedinaberg on September 21, 2007

What is it with Sally Field and award show speeches? Her dorky “you like me, you really like me” gushing from the Academy Awards Show 22 years ago, still ranks as one of the all-time-most-memorable Oscar speeches. And at Sunday night’s Emmys, she did it again. OK, so she could have used a better script. […]

Yo ho yo ho a pirate’s life for me!

by lesliedinaberg on September 14, 2007

Ahoy mates. As we sail out onto the high seas of life, we take our pleasures where we may. I, for one, ‘ave been shivering me timbers for months in anticipation of my favorite holiday. That’s right, next Wednesday, September 19, is International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Rather than yield this blarney beauty to […]