The Golden Globes were on last night, my absolute favorite awards show. Tina and Amy aside (I mean, how wonderful were they?), the fashions are more creative than other shows, people are relaxed (with good reason) and both TV and film are represented, which makes for a more substantive batch of awards and far less… Continue reading Golden Choice
I’ve debated this move for months and months, eliminating my cable bundle and going completely mobile. This week, I did – and to be honest, I wish I’d done so sooner. My biggest concern, of course, was the quality of the experience – would the video render well? Would my pages load in good time?… Continue reading I cut the cable – and I like it
Twenty years ago this month, I started my first full-time, post-college, professional newspaper job in Binghamton, NY. I still remember getting the call with the offer, standing in my parents’ foyer talking on the kitchen phone, which was a dial-up wallphone with an extended cord. I had moved out of my rental house in Syracuse,… Continue reading Remembering Owego 20 (???) Years Later …
I’m off to purchase a flapper valve, a ceiling fan cleaner and potentially solve a leaky shower head situation. I know. You’re skeptical. I would be, too. Stick with me. I’ll cook for you later.
I don’t believe in resolutions. Rarely do they come true. That said, however, I’d like to offer My New Year’s wish for you. May your family stay healthy. May all members be safe and sound. May your gatherings bring joy and peace With glad tidings all around. May your food choices be yummy. May you… Continue reading My New Year’s Wish for You
I was always the first one up. My sister was the sleeper – I, still and remain, five to six hours zonked and then out of bed. (I didn’t need to take up coffee until much later – I blame Syracuse – though now I’ve all but switched to 100 percent tea.) I’d go in,… Continue reading On Non-Shopping Days ‘Til Christmas
Mothers who ignore their kids when they start to wail. Politicians with migraines. Losing cell phone coverage in the middle of the living room. Getting cleanser in the cut you got while cleaning the kitchen. Baseball off-days. Music choices in the local CVS that won’t leave you alone. (“Feel the beat of the rythmn of… Continue reading 10 Things You Can’t Blame on the Heat. For the Most Part.