Something Wicked, This Week Comes

You’re exhausted from your night of candy gobbling and neighbor spooking, so you decide to wind down with your favorite Halloween-inspired revelry. So, what will it be? Continue reading


What Women Watch

It was a quiet evening following a tiresome day, and I found myself (as I often do on days like that) channel surfing. In my zombie-like state, I saw that the T.V. friendly version of the 2011 sensation Bridesmaids was being shown. I’d never seen it before, and I decided to see what my friends found so endearing. Continue reading

Props are the Tops!

“Props are the tops, even if actors don’t agree. Their part is vital to every show you go see.”– This is a short story inspired by my recent experience of helping with props for a local theatre’s production of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (written in the style of Dr. Seuss). Continue reading

The Vermeer and an Uncultured Swine

She is considered by many to be the Dutch Mona Lisa, this mysterious Girl with a Pearl Earring. I was giddy with excitement at the possibility of seeing famous works of art that have filled Humanities lectures and the minds of Fine Arts students for centuries, but I ended up leaving the Museum feeling uninspired. Continue reading

Beautiful Princesses and Magic Carpets: Why Silent Films are the Bee’s Knees

With Miss Piggy socks on my tootsies and hot cocoa to my lips, I sat back in glorious expectation for a good old-fashioned movie night. The feature film was The Thief of Bagdad (’24) starring the dashing and athletic, Douglas Fairbanks. Continue reading

Confessions of a Control Freak

I’ve been battling the Natural Urge To Strategically Organize (a.k.a. NUTSO) for years now; however, it wasn’t until recently that I realized it might be an issue. The trouble is the harder I fight to control, the less power I have to do so. That is why I needed help. Continue reading

Wish You Were Here: Best Fictional Vacation Destinations

Far from your run-of-the-mill retreats, these unconventional destinations can only be found in the world of fiction. So, pack your bags and kiss your loved ones goodbye, because here is my list of the top-five fictional vacation destinations. Continue reading

The Value of a Valueless Life

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After my recent graduation, I have found that I finally have time for the important things … Johnny Bravo reruns! Yes, unemployment is a beautiful thing, so I decided to share with you my adventures. After all, who needs ambitions when you have Thin Mint cookies! Continue reading

Real Ladies Eat Salad

So I recently attended a school sponsored luncheon … that’s right, luncheon. Just the utterance of the word breathes with it sophistication and good-breeding! Needless to say, I have never really attended a luncheon before; however, I envisioned the Ascott … Continue reading