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Category Archives: movies
I am imagining us, gentle reader, on a backyard patio someplace, sitting on cozy (yet chic) wicker furniture, as we watch the children exhaust themselves by running around the yard. The neighbors have cut their lawn recently and the air … Continue reading
Today started out as a so-so day. I am suffering from a small cold, nothing big, just enough to make me want to lie on a couch like a slug. It is hotter than it should be outside, and inside … Continue reading
You will be happy to know gentle reader that I listened to your advice and I got THE PURSE. (Yes, in my head I still use capital letters when referencing to my new handbag.) This beauty is big enough to … Continue reading
I’m going to let you in on a little secret: I watch a lot of movies. It’s the price one pays when one is naturally gifted as a couch potato and married to a former employee of Hollywood Video. Because … Continue reading
During my high school years I was a horror film junkie. In fact, there was a three year span when many of my weekends were spent with a friend watching a Friday the Thirteenth movie, a Freddy Krueger movie, or some … Continue reading
This Thanksgiving weekend we spent two days in Chicago with my sisters, their families, and my mother. None of us could stand the idea of celebrating Thanksgiving this year without my father. So we all packed our bags, booked a … Continue reading
Last year the kids and I studied Africa and, in particular, South Africa. Trying to explain apartheid to a second and third grader is not the easiest thing I have ever done. In fact, squeezing a small human out of … Continue reading
This has not been one of the greatest weeks of my life. It hasn’t been the most horrible either. However, when you get right down to it, this week has pretty much been a bust. At the beginning of the … Continue reading
One of my favorite parts of Return of the Jedi, is when Luke stands all quietly defiant before the Emperor and states, “I am a Jedi, like my father before me.” He’s so serious and broodingly cute, I just want … Continue reading