Last blog I talked all about why R.E.M. Is my favorite band. (Click here.) Now, as promised ... my R.E.M. playlist. Like the last one, this blog goes out to the band I love! Hope you get to check (some of) these out. And, as always, would love to hear what YOU think: South Central … Continue reading R.E.M. – The playlist
'That's me in the corner That's me in the spotlight Losing my religion Trying to keep a point of view And I don't know if I can do it Oh no, I've said too much I haven't said enough ...' I heard that song - with its jangly guitar and mandolin; Michael Stipes' voice and … Continue reading R.E.M. – The band
I'm still kind of over-the-top happy about the NY Giants winning Sunday afternoon - their first win of the new National Football League (NFL) season, following a couple of rough near-miss games and a couple of rough seasons. What made me even happier was reading The New York Times the next day, which led off … Continue reading Pure fun!
As it celebrates its 35th anniversary, I figured it was time to write about my favorite TV quiz show. The one whose questions are in the form of answers, and contestants are required to state their answers in the form of a question. Yes ... What is Jeopardy? Disclaimer: I am probably among the … Continue reading What is … Jeopardy geek?
Twelve years ago – on September 4, 2006 – we tragically lost one of my family's all-time heroes. The world still feels smaller to me without him. And it still hurts me to my core to think about how Steve Irwin – naturalist, famed 'Crocodile Hunter' of Animal Planet TV, and owner of the Australia … Continue reading Remembering Steve Irwin
I was sitting at the hairdresser's the other day when the Don Henley song, 'Heart of the Matter' came on. And I realized that I always stop whatever I'm doing (I was reading at the time) to listen and really tune in, even sing along, if I'm alone. I think it's one of the deepest … Continue reading ‘Heart of the matter’
Just got back from Texas, y'all! Not just any part of Texas. Austin Texas - what some call the political 'blue dot in the red sea.' What residents proudly proclaim 'weird.' And what visitors like me found pretty irresistible with its combination of relaxed, friendly vibe; cool, small, clean city bordered by the Colorado River; … Continue reading My Texas ‘Best-ests’