Life Lessons from a Cat

You can’t force someone to love you, but you can slowly win ‘em over with treats. Here are five life lessons from my alley-cat-turned-indoor-terror, Shirley.

Best Rose Wines: An Amateur’s Guide

ICYMI National Rosé Day is on Saturday. To celebrate, founder Bodvár Hafström is reportedly taking his fancy name to Marina del Rey Hotel and sipping on his fancy collection of the best rose wines with a bunch of fancy people. For me, a fancy Saturday is drinking Kirkland Signature Prosecco (that’s Costco, people) and watching…

Ways to Go to Sleep When You’re Just Flopping Around

“Sweetie! You’re floppin’ like a fish!” That was my dad at bedtime on most vacations. Young Court stayed up way too late on a cot at Knights Inn, usually air cycling. I can still be a restless flopper, but these days I’m awake pondering infinity, searching for brunch recipes, or reading about America’s Most Wanted…

This is My Story and I’m Sticking to It

So, this is my story! When I was 11, I teamed up with my BFF to create G.O.F.C. (Girls Only Fun Club, obviously). We designed and ordered business cards for babysitting, convinced a local shop owner to display them, and ran a seven-year neighborhood monopoly. There was also a killer jewelry biz. I sold homemade…