Archive for 2013

The Heimlich Maneuver: Apparently There Is Something Else I Cannot Do

The Heimlich Maneuver: Apparently There Is Something Else I Cannot Do
I admit it…I’m an overachiever. If I want something done right…I may as well do it my goddamn self. Have you got a pen handy?  Grab a sheet of paper and write down Wednesday, December 16, 2013. Go ahead, circle it in red on the calendar.  For it is a day that should live in... Read more »

Washington IL Tornado: Finding The Good Among The Destruction

Washington IL Tornado: Finding The Good Among The Destruction
Yesterday’s devastation begged for helpers.  And, help they did. I posted a picture a friend’s husband had found on his driveway.  The wedding picture fell from the sky.   Within two hours, my inbox started lighting up like a Christmas tree.  Each message the eerily the same. “I know these people!”  “This is Frank and Tammy Ammerman!!”  “Oh, my... Read more »

Chicago Area Tornado: Do You Know This Couple?

Chicago Area Tornado:  Do You Know This Couple?
Do you know this couple? A high school friend posted this picture on her Facebook Feed today. Apparently, her husband was out on the driveway in Plainfield surveying storm damage and this 8×10 glossy fell out of the sky. From the looks of it, the picture appears to be from a broken frame. Maureen would like... Read more »
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Inside The Blogger's Studio: Part ll

Inside The Blogger's Studio:  Part ll
I am beyond mortified…I jumped the gun yesterday….Tuesday is the day…not Monday. It is a long story I’ll save for a day I have time to share. Anyway…today is the day I am featured “Inside The Blogger’s Studio” over at Martinis and Minivans.  Today.  Not yesterday.  Today. Head over and read my interview questions.  While... Read more »

Kim Kardashian Delivery Is The Biggest Sham Since The 72-Day Marriage

Kim Kardashian Delivery Is The Biggest Sham Since The 72-Day Marriage
Did you catch the breaking news over the weekend? Kim and KunYAY are parents. God help us all. I don’t believe a word of it. At all. Five reasons why I think the krowning of the Kardashian Kid is the biggest sham since her 72-day marriage to the Neanderthal. 1)  This kid is nearly 36-hours... Read more »

Kardashian ReKap

Kardashian ReKap
              Tuning in to the Kardashian’s tonight? In the event you missed last week’s first episode of the eighth season…no fears.  I can bring you up to speed. The first episode of the brand new Keeping Up With The Kardashians season found the krackpots right where we left them... Read more »
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Suck It, Cancer. It's Donna Day!

Suck It, Cancer.  It's Donna Day!
I remember the night I “met” Mary Tyler Mom and her daughter, Donna.  It was April 8, 2011.  My forty-fifth birthday. It was the first birthday I celebrated without the annual call from my dad at 10:23 a.m. to wish me a happy day and tell me the story of the rainy Good Friday I almost... Read more »

Oprah Armstrong Interview: Upstaged by George Glass' Grandaughter

Oprah Armstrong Interview: Upstaged by George Glass' Grandaughter
Hold on to your goddamn hat cause this shit is starting to get really, really, really real. Can you for one minute wrap your head around the steam coming out of the Harpo Executive offices this morning?  Can you even fathom the pounds of sweet potato fries consumed by one “comfort eater” last night? Let’s... Read more »

Golden Globes 2013 Recap: The WTF Moments

Golden Globes 2013 Recap: The WTF Moments
Did you think Foster’s acceptance speech was as “shocking” as everyone who was still buzzing about it this morning made it seem. You know what surprised me?  There wasn’t a standing ovation for a lady who has given 47 years to Hollywood.  I suspect it was because of the elephant in the room sitting at... Read more »
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2013 Golden Globes: The Official Drinking Game

2013 Golden Globes: The Official Drinking Game
If you have a glass in your hand,  the television tuned to the Red Carpet and are in need of a little more entertainment; you have come to the right place. Here it is. The Official 2013 Golden Globes Drinking Game You know the basic rules, pour yourself something fabulous and take a sip following... Read more »