Let me begin by saying I am not a Brad Pitt fan. I mean, I don't hate him or anything (I don't know him). I'm merely indifferent to him. That said, I did like him in Moneyball. Moneyball is a baseball movie. But there's a great underlying message in the film. Baseball is a game of … Continue reading Movie: Moneyball
If you've followed my blog at all, you know that I have been slowly converting my home office into a sanctuary/retreat. I still have a long way to go, but one of things on the never ending list was music. Yes, I can play music through my laptop, but the sound stinks and computers are … Continue reading MJ Monday-Music: Boomer!
Many years ago, my husband and I were wandering around the village of Cooperstown, NY. We'd already visited the Baseball Hall of Fame. I wanted to shop. I didn't want baseball related stuff. I didn't want the usual tourist town trinkets. I walked into an alley leading off Main Street, seduced by the music being … Continue reading MJ Monday-Music: Connie Dover
I sometimes feel like I've obsessed about food my whole life. I have a tendency to enjoy eating. I love flavors. Textures. Food. Even as a child, I read cookbooks, looking for recipes to make. I've always enjoyed cooking. Here's the thing. I tend to be overweight. I've tried cutting calories, I've done Weight Watchers … Continue reading Thursday Thoughts: Food Obsession
One of the Book Bingo Squares this year was "Single Word Title." I chose a Karen Robards romantic suspense I had not read before: BEACHCOMBER. To be honest, I thought parts of this book were silly. Let's see. There was a female attorney on the run from the mob and her ex-fiance (who turned out … Continue reading MJ’s Musings: Book Bingo-Single Word Title: BEACHCOMBER