Ben and I liked to consider ourselves the original Will and Grace.   Our sarcastic personalities and codependent intertwined friendship is where the similarities stop, however.   Our Los Angeles residences were never very swanky although I can attest that Ben’s digs were always way more vogue than mine.  He actually had furniture, for starters. …

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Ben died this morning. Ben was a fabulously hilarious person.  You’d have liked him.  Well, then again, maybe not.  Truth is, he was wildly opinionated and stubborn.  He could have me gnashing my teeth in frustration one minute and laughing until I shit peed my pants the next.  He was also my best friend, confidante and partner-in-crime for …

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I bought a new purse today at lunch.  Just a basic hippie-boho-looking-faux-leather-every day bag. Salesgirl:  I unpacked these purses yesterday, they are so cool. Me:  I love it!  I especially like this little semi-hidden pocket.  I can smuggle in contraband! Salesgirl:  Contraband? Me:  Yeah,  you know…like little bottles of booze and some weed or something.  Maybe …

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