Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day! This is the first year where I'm actively trying to do some good towards our planet. I went to Container Store today & bought reusable bags, bento boxes, & reusable sporks. I think this is gonna be a great turn around in my life. As I said yesterday, I don't want to …

5 by 5

I grew up watching Buffy the Vampire Slayer. In high school, I grabbed every piece of BtVS merchandise I could get. I think it was my 15th birthday when my high school best friends got me a Buffy calendar. That was (& still is) amazing to me. 🙂 But of course, I loved BtVS. Hot people …

So cool

I saw a local showing of The Maltese Falcon tonight. I couldn't get over how much everyone smoked back in 1941 (holy shit) & how cool Bogey was. The man oozes coolness. He stayed completely calm & in control. His three-piece suits fit him like a glove & his pinstripes were perfectly straight. He wore …

Copycats

Oscar Wilde said, "Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery that mediocrity can pay to greatness." According to him, I should feel honored when others try to emulate me. So why do I feel irritated instead? Maybe I should clarify. When a small child tries to parrot my mannerisms, I am flattered. It puts a …

Coffee-and

For as long as I can remember, my Grandma has used this phrase to describe a get-together - "coffee-and." And even though she hasn't lived there in years, she'll still say it in her Brooklyn-accent, "Why don't you c'mon over & we'll have some coffee-and?" It never used to faze me until I was around …

Mardi Gras

Today's Mardi Gras, the day gluttons rejoice! LOL! I kid, I kid. 😉 I didn't grow up Catholic nor am I a Catholic now, so maybe it's just my ignorance. I don't understand going all "balls to the wall" & then giving up something for 40 days. Is that supposed to make you more spiritual? …