Stuff I like, Uncategorized

The (Cookie) Monster in All of Us (Movie Monday: Blooper Reel Edition)

The only thing that makes pop culture iconography better is when it involves Cookie Monster. Like the Siri/iPhone commercial where CM is waiting impatiently for Siri to count down the timer for his cookies in the oven. I have this theory that as adults we love CM as much as (or more than) we did as… Continue reading The (Cookie) Monster in All of Us (Movie Monday: Blooper Reel Edition)

Latest Shiny Thing, Stuff I like

The Thrill of the Hunt

Back in the days I had an allowance and few financial responsiblities, I briefly became a collector of things. The seeds, I suppose, were planted by my childhood collection of Star Wars action figures (which met a tragic end in an alluminum storage building one blistering Texas summer), and the all star cast of Barbie and… Continue reading The Thrill of the Hunt

Stuff I like, Writing

Leonardo’s To Do List and Michelangelo’s Groceries

I really like lists. Lists, timelines, graphs, charts...not because I'm the most methodical of people, but precisely because I'm not. There's always a lot going on in noggin, and it's not terribly orderly in there. The big ideas are kind of wibbly wobbly all over time and space, and the little idea are sort of this gnat like cloud… Continue reading Leonardo’s To Do List and Michelangelo’s Groceries

Real Life

No Penguins Were Harmed Making This Post

Today is my two month new house anniversary. I still love my little townhouse. I thought that having neighbors in such close proximity would take getting used to, but really? I lived in the land of the big house and small yard, so this isn't that much different. In fact, it's kind of quiet. But… Continue reading No Penguins Were Harmed Making This Post

Latest Shiny Thing

Friday Faves – The Twisted, The Pretty, and the Yummy

Here's what's floating my boat this week. Why? Because "Friday Faves" sounds cool. 1. Gillian Flynn. This is not a YA author. (Not by any stretch of the imagination.) She writes books about grisly murders and really twisted up characters. Her book Gone Girl is a best seller, and deservedly so. Her books keep me… Continue reading Friday Faves – The Twisted, The Pretty, and the Yummy