General

Snow Days

Snowfall warnings are out and the Toro sits at the ready to be called into action once most of it has fallen. …

Kiva Update

Just prior to Christmas I posted my intentions to donate money to Kiva, an international aid organization that distributes loans to budding entrepreneurs in the third world.  I chose four people based on their business proposals and loaned each of them $25. toward their modest goal.  …

A-Twitter

I was one of the first of my peer group to get on Facebook and now I use it regularly.  But does that put me on top of what’s hot?  Apparently not!  Facebook is, like, so last year!  …

I Take It All Back

I’d like to apologize to the woman mentioned in yesterday’s blog, who mindlessly ate a meal on the subway.  She might possibly be the Queen of Class compared to what I saw in Union Station yesterday!  …

A World Gone Mad

A California college student is auctioning off her virginity to pay for her education in – of all things – Family and Marriage Therapy.   She already has a degree in Women’s Studies.  You can’t make this stuff up.  …

Handbags and Gladrags

Here’s something I don’t understand about the nouveau riche “ladies who lunch” in the upper echelon of society.  You know, the women who are buffed to a high sheen from weekly manicures and facials and plan their schedules around committee meetings about fundraisers and the like?  Why are they so often described as a “socialite and handbag designer” by reporters?  Does the world need thousands of people to draw blueprints for purses?  …

Flabuless

Remind me never to say I’ve seen it all.  Because something new always comes along that you can never predict.  The newest thing is called Flabuless.  …

A Little Update

I rarely write about my Little Sister because I don’t want to embarrass her or tell tales she’d rather I didn’t.  But she remains an important part of my life, even though the formal part of our relationship is essentially over. …