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USA Today  You can Sleep in Your Car, But You Can't Drive Your House
I had no idea about the seedy and unregulated world of auto repo until my car was repo'd during Covid. Guest op-ed.

Hadassah Magazine What it Means to Welcome Strangers into Your Home

GMA.com Passenger Seat Parenting, a Mother's Day 2021 essay

The New York Times The Corona Virus Saved My life. If I hadn’t gone in for a test, I wouldn’t have learned I had stage four metastatic lung cancer. I guess that’s a perverse kind of luck

Los Angeles Magazine The Belle of the Matzo Ball

Los Angeles Times They were Homeless I Took Them In

Watch Los Angeles Press Club excellence in journalism award 2020

featured in the ALL ARTS streaming series Uncommon Voices spotlighting theater artists developing plays with social justice themes.

Los Angeles Magazine A Zoom Writers' Room Saved My Sanity (sort of) During Quarantine

Los Angeles Magazine Let Us Now Praise Adam Driver's Face

New York Times Back to School with Narrow Escapes and a Mother's Love

Los Angeles Times They Were Homeless, I Took Them In (with underwriting from the Economic Hardship Reporting Project)

Wall Street Journal Cremation Nation: Our New Way to Go op-ed

The New Yorker Daily Shouts! - The book that I haven't started writing yet will be the best book ever!

Real Simple Magazine tis the season to please no one

New York Observer Mark Zuckerberg is Not a Bot!

Wall Street Journal I'm Ready for My Wide Shot: on gender equality in film op-ed 

TIME.com I Was My Mother's Drug Mule adapted from Wherever You Go, There They Are

Lenny Family Envy adapted from Wherever You Go, There They Are

Los Angeles Times On family, the one you're born with, and the one on your book cover Essay

Daily Beast How the Los Angeles Traffic Introduced Me to My Syrian Neighbors Op-ED

The New York Times Why I Am Not Marching In A Pink Hat Op-Ed

The New Yorker Please Unsubscribe - Shouts & Murmurs

The New York Times Death With No Dignity Op-Ed ​

Prevention Magazine Off Key, But In Sync Humor

The New York Times The Treasure In A Small Package - Style Section

The Los Angeles Times Part 'none' Part Jewish and Leary about Anti-Semitism in Europe Op-Ed

SALON.com Our Special Snowflakes Are Leaving Home - First Person Column

Oprah.com Best Friend Break Up - O Inspiration

TheForward.com When 50 Happens to Good People - The Schmooze

The Hollywood Reporter On The Lexicon Of Letting Go - Guest Columnist

New York Daily News Hello Screening Room, Goodbye Date Night Op-Ed

Prevention Piece of Cake Humor Column

Today.com Things I Wish I Knew Before I Turned 50 - Guest  Contributor

The Los Angeles Times You Don't Have to Be Religious to Revel in the Holidays Op-Ed

NPR.com A Literary Lover Valentine's Day Reading Guide - Three Books

 

More Magazine Mum for a Day Humor Column

KPCC Hollywood Adjacent - The Frame, radio commentary

KCRW Welcome Home, Sunshine - Unfictional, storytelling series