I don’t normally watch a lot of television. I like a few shows but seldom watch movies on TV. I was intrigued by the teaser I saw about Recount – an HBO original movie. The movie starred some of my favs – Kevin Spacey to name one – and was about a timely issue –… Continue reading Recount – An HBO Movie
I admit that I am not a kid anymore. I admit that life in your 40’s is not as much fun as it is in your 20’s. Hence, the reason I am exhausted this morning. My daughters – 20 and 21 – and I went to the 12:01 a.m. showing of Sex and the City… Continue reading Sex and the City – The Movie
We always start Memorial Day with the local parade. My youngest’s Boy Scout troop, and his Cub Scout troop before that, marches. Below is a gallery of photos from the day.
This Strawberry Tart would be a big hit on Semi-Homemade on the Food Network. I do not remember where I first read how to make it but I believe it was in an article in a women’s magazine that was doing items on margaritas. Strawberry Tart INGREDIENTS 1 store bought tart 1 pint ripe strawberries, washed and… Continue reading Strawberry Tart
This is a modified recipe that I received through SparkPeople. The original recipe calls for quinoa but I couldn’t find it at the local grocery. I made due with what I had on hand. Brown Basmati Rice and Black Bean Salad INGREDIENTS 1 cup brown basmati rice 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained 1-1/2 Tbsp.… Continue reading Brown Basmati Rice and Black Bean Salad
Since my kids are not traveling – other than to get home – for the holiday weekend, we are having a huge family gathering tonight at my house. All six kids will be here. Susan will be bringing her roommate, Margie. Ben is bringing his girlfriend, Liz. The kids’ dad is bring his girlfriend, Regina,… Continue reading Holiday Weekend
How far do you push others to do what you think is “the right thing?” You may think this is a huge ethics question. It can be, that is for sure. Not this time, though. This time it is all about family. My ex’s mother was admitted to a hospital earlier this week for congestive… Continue reading How Far Do You Push?
I belong to a group of artists – The Latest Trends in Mixed Media – and monthly we have been doing either a charm or pin challenge and swap. This month the swap was beading. I carefully considered all the different beads I have on hand. I didn’t have the time or money to go… Continue reading Beading
No, Michelle Ward and the GPP Street Team are not casting a new movie. But the Street Team is casting paper into all kinds of things. I missed, or haven’t yet caught up with Crusades 18 & 19 but will get back to them eventually as I do have all the items gathered to do… Continue reading Crusade 20 – Casting Call