Me, Obama, and the Seven Magic Espresso Beans

Each day since Christmas, I’ve included seven chocolate covered espresso beans in my morning routine. This is because, as she does most years, Lisa gave me a bag for the holidays and when I have them … well … they’re yummy, you know? Like most people’s brains, mine sometimes does loops around and asks weird […]

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I Say Yes To Oprah

If you’ve been hiding in a cave for the last 24 hours, it’s time to step out and listen to Oprah Winfrey’s speech at the Golden Globes last night. It is, without doubt, one of the greatest pieces of oration I’ve ever heard. It lit the twitterverse up so strongly last night that I chased […]

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My breakfast with Phasma

I woke up this morning with a billion things going through my head, mostly things I’m wanting to get done, and also this weird question that I’ll probably blog about sometime (Top 5 List: people you would like to meet with over coffee). Once I’m up, I drop a few kibbles down for the cat, […]

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Cat Toy of Choice: Green Things

Seeing that I have pretty much always been a cat person, we have pretty much always had a cat around. So, yeah, I know they can be amazing little things. About a year and a half ago, our household was graced by the presence of Sophie Angel Purrsalot, Queen of Ritz Court (sometimes informally added […]

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The Browns Diary

It’s arguable that pro football might have been my favorite sport as a kid. If you are like me, though, you stopped paying attention to the NFL a lot of years ago. Oh, sure, I thought about dialing in to support the kneelers, but the fact is that until recently those guys were the most […]

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Star Wars: The Times They Are A Changin’

Warning, there be spoilers beyond…enter at your own risk, though I figure you’ve probably seen everything by now. Anyway, in the name of catching up a bit: let’s talk about Star Wars. Bottom line, I’m in the “loved it” camp. It’s not perfect. Structurally, I have things I would like to have seen happen (or […]

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