Author Archives: Barbara Schnell

About Barbara Schnell

I've dedicated my life to full-time employment avoidance. I've been an actress, renovated a 1921 California Bungalow, set a cash-winning record on $25,000 Pyramid, and came in last on Jeopardy. I live in Los Angeles with my patient husband and two cats.

Too Much Fun

Gordon and I should have just gotten a hotel room in Hollywood last night. We went to On Your Feet at the Pantages last night and a rehearsal for the Hollywood Bowl this morning. In the good old days, it … Continue reading

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Happy Fourth of July!

Gordon and I walked over to Dodger Stadium for the game last night. We went late so we could enjoy the fireworks. Our butts get too sore if we sit for more than six innings. We ate our Dodger dogs, … Continue reading

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The Humans at the Ahmanson

Gordon and I stopped at Kendall’s for our soup and wine before going upstairs to the Ahmanson. I had the onion tart last time; it was good but I was glad to go back to the soup. We played Jeopardy … Continue reading

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The Joy Luck Club at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse

Gordon and I drove over to San Gabriel to see the Joy Luck Club, the last offering of the Los Angeles Conservancy’s Last Remaining Seats program. I was really looking forward to seeing the theater again. I hadn’t been there … Continue reading

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Anniversary lunch

Gordon took me out for a pre-anniversary lunch at Fleming’s Downtown today–we had coupon. And it was delightful. We split a 20 oz. rib-eye, a baked potato, mushrooms, and a piece of turtle pie. I always seem to eat too … Continue reading

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Who Framed Roger Rabbit at the Los Angeles Theater

The Los Angeles Conservancy was showing Who Framed Roger Rabbit at the Los Angeles Theater this afternoon–The Birds is showing tonight. I guess they want to show off the Los Angeles Theater as much as possible. I don’t blame them; … Continue reading

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Dodger game

Gordon and I walked over to Dodger Stadium early so we could sing our songs. I’m glad we did. The USC relay team that won their meet got to ‘throw’ out the first ball. Actually, the girls relayed the ball … Continue reading

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