So my sister and I just got done watching the highlights of the Royal Wedding on BBC America. I just have to say it. I love the English. I love their disdain for dentists. I love their pomp and splendor. I love the way they speak. Everything they say, even swear words, sounds refined.
Their hats [...]
The other day I discovered something so horrifying I believe it may have just challenged my belief in…well I don’t know what it challenged because frankly nothing can challenge my core belief which is that a good purse and a fabulous haircut can get you anywhere in life, but let’s just say what I discovered [...]Read More..>>
I hate tooth brushing. Oh, I didn’t always hate dental hygiene. Sure, there was that time between birth and adolescence when I didn’t think it was as important as say, daydreaming about marrying Jon Bon Jovi—but I didn’t always hate brushing my teeth.
Maybe I hate it now because I’ve spent the past 15 years yelling [...]
It’s spring—or what passes for spring this year. Thanks to all the rain, Californians may need rowboats for their traditional Easter egg hunts. But—rain or not—it’s Easter and that means it’s time for lamb, Easter bonnets, family, unlimited amounts of chocolate and, of course, that darned Easter Bunny.
What’s the deal with the Easter Bunny? Is [...]
“I’m late/I’m late/For a very important date/No time to say ‘hello’/Goodbye/I’m late, I’m late, I’m late”
The White Rabbit, from Disney’s Alice in Wonderland
I’m going on record with something just a bit embarrassing. When I was a teenager, I was always late. I took forever in the bathroom, painstakingly applying green eye shadow and [...]
I have a love/hate thing for Martha Stewart. So you can imagine my horror when I realized I was becoming her.
I started small. Her magazine looked so pretty and I’d always wanted to learn how to make really good fried chicken. And wasn’t it fortunate that the issue had an informative article on linen closet [...]
As I wander through the Land that Time Forgot-parenthood-I realize that I don’t know anything about it. Oh, I’m sure I’ve made mistakes. But frankly, I’ve always believed that any horrifying mistakes I’ve made could be corrected if I just got Junior into the right therapy. Well, I’m hoping for that at least.
Anyway, it did [...]