Archive for October, 2006

too close to home

Tuesday, October 31st, 2006

[Disclaimer: it looks like I was trapped by a rumor.  One can only hope so!] How COULD they? I’m furious with NBC.  They’ve cancelled “Studio 60”!  Last night we cursed its absence, foolishly assuming it had been pre-empted by the show whose subject holds zero interest for me (“Friday Night Lights”).  I’d boycott the network […]

my mother’s eyes

Saturday, October 28th, 2006

This shot was taken in 1951, I’m guessing, and in all this time I hadn’t looked closely at it; there’s an imperious toddler on Mom’s lap (possibly the worst baby picture ever taken of me).  If I get Mom’s permission, I’ll post the head-and-shoulders detail from it, because you all need to know how gorgeous […]

13 things I should do for a living

Thursday, October 19th, 2006

1. Sit on the board of the blogging police, if it exists.  No literally, SIT on them, because they’re clueless slackers who within the last month or so have apparently voted to expand bloggers’ weekends to include Thursday nights through Tuesday mornings, and also, blogging grammar?  There should totally be a blogtionary, is all I’m […]

TTMYGHmm: a trip to the Big Why

Tuesday, October 17th, 2006

Just as pilots do a preflight check, drivers should always make sure their vehicles are in tip-top operating condition.  If their cars don’t start, but the batteries are charged, they might be missing an R in their… This line intentionally left blank On the road to the grocery store, pay close attention to road signs. […]

if you’re fond of sand dunes and salty air

Thursday, October 12th, 2006

Quaint little villages here and there You’re sure to fall in love with old Cape Cod Okay, I promise I won’t morph into Patti Page and illustrate the entire song, tempting though that may be.  For one thing, I don’t have a picture of lobster stew (who makes lobster stew?).  I do, however, have a […]