During the winter break of 2008, I decided to spend my only savings by taking a memorable and cheap trip to Chile with one of my best friends, Vida, her two kids and my two girls. I pictured this trip on my mind to be a wine-sipping, girl-gossiping, kids-fun trip. I wanted to ski some, drive some, visit Santiago and Viña del Mar, and get inspired for my books, even maybe my personal life. I was hoping that being with a loving couple in their farmhouse would inspire me to get
Ten years ago, confronted with the premature decline of my production company, due to a false rumor (read post Lies that Destroy); and the fact that without the company I could no longer pay the rent, I got depressed. Not in a had-to-take-pills way, but in that underlying way that makes us uncomfortable enough to not be able to see our future. Spinning Around When the holidays came, my ex announced that he would keep the girls for New Years’. It would be a first in six years!
Julien, my male best friend in life, the closest thing to a brother I will ever have – came to visit Rio de Janeiro from Paris. Because of the nature of our relationship, a true fraternal intimacy, I ended up telling him tidbits of my romantic adventures, and how much after four years as a spinster I was ready to be in a relationship. Julien, who has always been in long and serious love stories (yes, he is the kind of guy you only dream of meeting) mentioned something very ra
Do you remember Lex, from last week’s post? The guy who spread around that we had sex in exchange for financing my script? And that led me to shutting down my production company operations? Well, for years after that lie he had been bugging me for forgiveness, and although I did not want to see his face, ever again, I was spiritually working on my mercy. No kidding, while studying the Kabbalah for the fifth year, I had made a list of five people that hurt me bad and I needed