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On Conversations With Old Men

Absolute perfection! Old men say the darndest things.

Posted on May 1, 2013 at 4:21 pm 0

On Dog Shadow

“Dogs are our link to paradise. They don't know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring--it was peace.”

Posted on February 4, 2013 at 3:14 pm 2

On Your Next Billion Dollars

Sidney Frank went to my high school. When he died, he left several million dollars to the school, which they used to build a new arts wing when I was a senior. Students took to calling it the "Grey Goose wing". Alcohol! Teenagers! Typical.

Posted on February 4, 2013 at 3:08 pm 3

On Enjoy the Range of Dog-Based Emotions

Funny you should ask! Today is my Boxer's birthday! She is 5. We bought her from a breeder. She had 10 brothers and sisters, all perfect little babies, gently snoozing in a huge box.

Our first Boxer we rescued. He was a victim of neglect and abuse, mostly by his owner's children. His feet were all worn down with sores from being kept chained up on concrete all day. When we adopted him, he was twice the size of me (I was in Kindergarten). He ended up as being the most loyal dog, always watching out for us!

Posted on December 14, 2012 at 2:00 pm 3

On Five OkCupid Messages That Made Me Want to Revise My Profile

@hahahaha, ja. You have a 50/50 chance of guessing correctly!

Posted on November 5, 2012 at 12:57 pm 4

On Five OkCupid Messages That Made Me Want to Revise My Profile

@Countess Maritza Boooo!!! I met my boyfriend on OKC! I went on dates with about 7 different guys, and all but one were really nice/interesting/funny! And I've been dating my boyfriend for almost 2 years, so, I can vouch for OKC!

Yes, there were are lot of weirdos on there, but a lot of nice people as well!

Posted on November 5, 2012 at 12:56 pm 4

On Let's All Make...

You NEED to make Julia Child's Sables (a french sugar cookie)! I couldn't find the recipe online but...MAN are they good. My mom swears by them, and would never in a million years dream of making anything else.

The recipe is in MtAoFC (Mastering the Art of French Cooking) as well as some of her other cook books.

MAKE IT.

NOW.

You won't regret it.

Posted on December 7, 2011 at 5:44 pm 1

On Um, I'm Pretty Sure It's Called a Hoo-Ha

My parents called it a "pooh pooh"....thus, watching Madeline say "Pooh Pooh" to things that she didn't care about really scandelized me.

Posted on December 7, 2011 at 5:07 pm 0

On Jolie, What's Actually in Your Handbag Right Now?

@Trilby I just felt excited when the UPS guy came into my office and asked if we had a first aid kit because he cut his finger. I was like "No...but I have BANDAIDS IN MY PURSE!!!" #I'm a hero or #I'm my mother.

I also feel like a hero when I have tampons and someone needs one! HOORAY.

Posted on November 29, 2011 at 2:04 pm 1