Lady Driver Detour: A Word On Luxury

After my conversation with JMPR President Joe Molina two weeks ago, I have been contemplating the idea of luxury, especially when it comes to the cars we drive. When I do the math in terms of hours, it’s obvious that my car is a huge part of my life: I spend more time with my […]

My LA Times: Why Isn’t California More Like Clueless?

Colleen Callahan, one of my oldest and dearest friends, traveled 3,000 miles from Maryland to visit me in the city of angels. It’s the film buff’s first time on the West Coast, and I asked her a few questions about her expectations vs realities of the big C.A. What was your idea of California before visiting? It […]

Lady Driver: Porsche Robots Will Make You Clothes

When I was invited to the re-opening of the Porsche Design Store on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, I assumed that the place would be full of, well, car things. Maybe some racing gloves or goggles. Helmets. Key chains. But instead, I found a store full on INNOVATION. You can buy it and wear it […]

My LA Times: For Good

I am tempted to pose the question: why didn’t N*Sync dance around in their underwear this weekend? But that would lead to all of the other VMA-flustered-related questions I have. Like why didn’t any of the members of One Direction kiss during their performance? Where was Drake’s deli outfit? When when when is Bruno Mars […]

Lady Driver: Ferrari Faux-Pas Extras

The second installment of Lady Driver is HERE!!! And I am so excited to share it with you. Check out the column at and then enjoy these “behind-the-scenes” pictures, which are just shots I took on my iPhone wandering around alone, tourist-style. Have you ever made a really dumb mistake (like calling a Lamborghini […]

My LA Times: DC On My Mind

I have been thinking really hard about the differences between Los Angeles and Washington D.C. LA is so vast, about four DC’s (with all its neighborhoods and basements and trees) could move in and have room for a big entertainment center and probably a front yard. There is no way I will ever see all […]