Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Sunday Night Supper Club

It totally came out of the blue.  I got a text Sunday from a long time friend that said,

"I'm in a restaurant in Koreatown, and you favorite actor is here"

Now my friend knows I'm a big Jake fan.  To the extent of the whole OMG thing - no,  but he knows I've been a fan for years.  He never texts or even mentions about the people he meets in the course of the production work he does so getting a text from him about Jake  I know is the real deal.

And then it began:

me: Wow. Who's he with?
him: Some guy
me: Tall curly hair great smile?
him: We're not hanging out together, K.  :)
him: He does have curly hair though.
him : From what I see.
me: That sounds like that's his boyfriend [I am not trying to explain the husband to via text] Austin Nichols who's on Ray Donovan and Walking Dead.

a couple minutes later
him: It is Nichols

There was no way for my friend to get a picture without being obnoxious, and obvious,  but the sighting reminds me back in the day when Jake and Austin would go out for Sunday Night Suppers at Jar.

And together in LA  -  Some things never change.

Monday, August 10, 2015

Good thoughts and prayers

Moms are special. The carry us for 9 months, bring us into this world and keep caring for us no matter how old we are.  They know what makes us smile, how to fix everything from skinned knees to broken hearts, and keep the family traditions.  They are referees, peacemakers, and our first teachers.  They take care of us, where we live, where we go and what we do. They never give up on us, and are always force of nature.  They are superheroes who never seem to tire or weaken. Moms are universal, we all had a mom.   Moms are special.

And some are bad asses.  Just ask Austin.

We've known for a long time how Austin feels about his mom.  How proud he is of her accomplishments, her fight, her strength.

It's now that becomes important.

Earlier today Austin tweeted this:

This is my beautiful family! Yall, my mom is battling cancer. We need your thoughts and prayers!!!

This isn't Kay's first battle with cancer.   She fought back and beat it before.  She has the fight and  the family to help her face it again.

This time Austin is asking for a little more help for the fight.

 Some times we need to step back and put aside the little things we find ourselves getting so focused on and look at the big things,  the universal things - things like moms.

Here's leaving all the stuff for a while and sending good thoughts, prayers and love Austin's and his families way.