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#15-My Beverly Hills Cab Driver

Yesterday night, taxi-ing my way to the Covergirl party, I hung up from chatting with Alana about my upcoming trip to El Salvador and my cabbie said, “Are you serious? I mean. are you really, seriously this happy all the time? You laugh and smile more than anyone I’ve ever met…and I have at least 25 new people in my cab a day.” I started […]

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Inspiring #16 Liz

Liz Gemmill kicked my butt into gear for 2011… Liz is a subtle inspiration. Why? Liz, being the friend I’ve known LONGEST in LA – we met interning at Conan O’Brian 10 years ago – well she just knew I needed a workout plan this year. Liz was not privy to the fact that I ate pizza and pasta and nachos with Alina yesterday nor […]

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Amaury Nolasco is #19

Amaury is 19th master of my happy. Amaury makes me happy like a teenager. Wanna know how I know this? I woke up after seeing Amaury one night, and I had 10 photos of him in my camera. Amaury has been filming a show in Dallas. I know someone makes me happy if I keep wanting to take pictures of them. My blackberry is full of […]

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#20- Clean it up Cilia

#20 Cilia and her helpers are masters of clean! JJ Banicki once told me, “Angie.. clean it up, and get rid of the clutter. A cluttered house means a cluttered mind.” I’ve been working on the clean to help clear my mind for writing! Cilia cleans in Angie time  meaning I can text her at midnight- “Cilia! I need one of your helpers soon! Maybe […]

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#21 – Ladies of Contempo

“Manicure Pedicure?” I missed the sound of Diane’s voice saying those words over and over as customers walk into Contempo Nails. I used to be a Contempo regular. I love it there because Diane, the owner, remembers me. I can spontaneously show up, and she makes me feel like I’m the most important person there. As I watch her, I see she does this with […]

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JJ Banicki-#23

The number 23 makes me think of Michael Jordan.  You know there are certain numbers that will have that one association for life.  23 is MJ for me. So from MJ to JJ…. JJ is my brother and one of my best friends.  JJ inspires me everyday and even more so reminds me to be inspired.  I decided to have a little fun and use some […]

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Lakers Moment – “Go to a Laker’s playoff game! I’ll take you!”

Inspired Moment: “You’ve got to see a Laker’s playoff game! I’ll take you to GAME 2!” We drank Bud Light, watched from our box suite, and wandered the stadium with our all access passes.  It doesn’t get any better than this on Sunday Funday! This was my favorite costume by far!  Guess Who?  My favorite Laker Fan and the man who loves a great costume […]

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Adonis Hernandez moment: “Do you need a ride home?”

We don’t always think about it but we rely on our late night cab driver for a lot: locate stop for snacks, locate the after party, locate home and get us there safely even if we are dozing off, and in the case of Friday night – help us locate important belongings.

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Keyshawn Johnson moment: “Hang with me for drinks. On Montana.”

He’s got vision. He’s a businessman. He’s smart. And after meeting him, he’s no doubt a character.

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CAA double agent Moment: “The number 10 tennis player in the world, Fernando Verdasco, is in LA this weekend. What events should we send him to?”

I couldn’t resist bringing this one back. Congrats Fernando on winning the Barcelona Open!

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