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Add a crime novel to your Christmas list for a Nitty Gritty Christmas

November 15, 2017


Crime doesn’t stop during Christmas — neither does hope. Tom Stone: Nitty Gritty Christmas is available on Amazon in print and ebook formats. Experience the pursuit of justice and desire for family in Tom Stone: A Nitty Gritty Christmas Tom Stone and his partner Jake Sharpe pursue a small-time drug lord who has poisoned candy […]

Walid Azami interview on his work with Tamar Braxton’s “Love and War” music video

November 21, 2013


We often don’t get to meet the people behind the celebrities we see on TV, splashed across the magazine covers, or who appear larger-than-life on the Big Screens. Photographer-videographer and director Walid Azami was a pleasure to interview. I met him in West LA this week and wrote up his work on directing the Tamar […]

What I Learned from a Herd of Fiberglass Elephants in Dana Point

November 18, 2013


Elephants with a picture of Lily Tomlin, a Betty Boop doll, and one carrying a surfboard were my focus yesterday at the Grand Auction of the 2013 Elephant Parade in Dana Point. The event really was a perfect combination of business involvement, art, and a global cause with tremendous cooperation and leadership from the City […]

The Inspiration and Beauty of Cindy Angelle

July 5, 2013


Inspiration can filter through life’s bleakest challenges like a blade of grass finding the tiniest crack and pushing through concrete. Cindy Angelle displays her appeal and beauty as an artist, model, and actress based in Atlanta. Gazing at the appealing photos on her website, the casual observer would never know she has lost a father […]

Inspired by the work of Daryl Hall and John Oates

April 11, 2013


Daryl Hall and John Oates inspire me because of their dedication to their craft. I happened to catch them in October 2010 at the LA County Fair and then dug into their work and their current projects. They continue to work at what they do best and bring others along with them.