NOVEMBER- NATIONAL ADOPTION MONTH

Please click here to view photo story of Brandi’s adoption!   “I never said I wanted to adopt, ” I explained, once again, to the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services  social worker. As a single mother, having already raised five children who, at the time of this…

SEEMS AMERICA HAS POOR PEOPLE LIVING HERE

LA Times’ Business Section front page recent headline, “POVERTY IN A LAND OF PLENTY”  tells us, or better said, tells the newspaper’s readers what so many of us live everyday – so, what’s new? Well, the smaller headline under the massive attention-getter reads, “California’s poor have been left out of…

FUNNY? MAYBE!

  Chile said she didn’t believe I could get on a stage, talk into a mic, capture the attention of the audience AND make them laugh. And so, during my years as a stand-up comedian working clubs and comedy rooms from San Diego to Seattle Washington, my good friend Chile,…

NOT ENOUGH JEAN TROYS OUT THERE

   “I HAD RAISED TWO SEXUAL DEVIANTS” A funny thing happened. Last week’s blog “Talking Dirty” got a whole lot of attention but no one other than brave Jean Troy was willing to post her view on “Talking Dirty.” But the no-posting people certainly had stories they sent to me…

TALKING DIRTY

“When should I tell my kids about sex?” The twenty-four-dollar question with the ten-cent answer. Most certainly when they ask. Most certainly when you observe their curiosity. The nonsense about the stork can’t still be an answer when the cat has kittens or the dog has puppies. Our pet’s procreation…

POLITICALLY INCORRECT=CALLING IT LIKE IT TIZ

  MAHER, my longtime Politically Incorrect Hero, has crossed the correct line, as usual. This time on parenting. With just about everything these days, when the finger gets pointed in the right direction, criticism abounds. So for this white guy to call parenting skills into question, saying bad parenting is…