Bye, Bye Birdie

Nov 29

Bye, Bye Birdie

Let’s talk turkey. It’s the Monday after Thanksgiving, and we have survived. We do feel fat, let down, and guilty that we ate so much and have done so little to get ready for  Christmas, which is Coming Soon to a life near ours.  So what should we do to cheer ourselves up? Maybe a fun Broadway play? H’mm, there’s Finian’s...

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I’M PACKIN’

Nov 22

I’M PACKIN’

No, not a gun. A suitcase. It’s a big suitcase, but there’s a bigger pile of things. How can I know what to bring? How can I make all the right decisions? I can’t, and I wont.   Instead, I will experience the The Eleven Stages of Packing. Yes, I know, grieving has only seven stages, but this is more complicated. Stage 1: Regret: Why Am I...

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The Things I Love

Nov 16

The Things I Love

Why do these tiny Turkish bowls remind me of the Italian superstar Sophia Loren?   It’s this: I love these bowls, even though I really and truly believe the great Sophia’s wise words, “Never love anything that can’t love you back.” She gave this advice when interviewed about a high-class heist that relieved her of many valuable...

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Nice Show You Got There

Nov 06

Nice Show You Got There

Not for nothing, but I really enjoyed God of Carnage even though I had to pay full price and ended up sitting in the back of the mezzanine. Hey, a girl’s gotta do what a girl’s gotta do. And these tickets are hot! As you probably know, one of the characters is played by Tony Soprano. I mean, James Gandolfini. Oh, get real. It is impossible to look at...

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Hate Fall, Love Halloween

Oct 30

Hate Fall, Love Halloween

I hate to tell you this, but Fall sucks. Yeah, yeah, the leaves are pretty. That’s because they’re dead. You want foliage, you like the falling leaves of red and orange? Fine. Makes a nice song. But dead leaves are not a good sign. Trust me. And yes, the days are not as hot as the stifling days of summer. That’s because winter is coming, when days...

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