From the Archives: Papa, je t’aime

I've written at length about my mom, Nancy, but haven't given much space to Papa Jolie, who's obviously shaped and influenced my life in so many wonderful ways.  My Concorde-flying, multi-lingual, international-man-of-intrigue daddy was profoundly bad ass, but that's another story for another medium--the easy merci comes from the importance my foreign father placed on culture, ...

Merry Christmas! (And, Jolie is not moving to San Francisco)

Several months ago, I was having late night drinks with a friend from the Bay Area. San Francisco was always one of Mama Jolie's favorite cities; we lived in Menlo Park briefly when I was younger; and I currently have tons of friends in the area. At times, it seems to me much more cultured and ...

Friday Night Beauty Blues

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