On a recent flight to Philadelphia I learned something disturbing about myself. I am a sexist and an ageist. Having worked in male dominated fields all of my life, I know what it feels like to have to swim across Lake Testosterone just to get to the office microwave. So I was appalled at my reaction when I… more
Everybody slang chung tonight.
The Supreme Court has finally ruled on the very controversial laws in Arizona about immigration. And just recently President Obama issued an executive order about young immigrants and deportation. This has fanned the flames of an already divisive and politically charged topic. While opposing forces try to out shout each other, it seems that one critical issue facing… more
I started to feel it around hour 9 of the movie “The Hunger Games”. What? That movie was only two hours and twenty-two minutes, you say? Oh sorry, I guess it was just my imagination that my entire four years of college seemed to go by faster- and I went to UMBC. Anyway, it came over me so… more
I know who my Real friends are.
My friend Jamie just called me for some advice. She was in that nifty craft store, Hobby Lobby, buying materials to make a costume for a Cinco De Mayo party. She is going as a giant taco. “Do you think a soft shell is going to add weight? Or is the hard shell too yellow for my skin?”… more
The January mid-season shows are starting. Can’t you hear the roaring? No, that wasn’t the MGM lion. It was me, yawning and gagging- at the same time. I don’t know when I lost my interest in TV, but I think it was about the time Oprah named her network, “OWN” as in, the universe, your soul and soon,… more
Truth or Dare.
I am suffering with a problem that is currently plaguing millions of Americans. I’m not talking about those who are trying to devise a way to deport the entire Kardashian family, Snookie and most of the “Real Housewives” off to the Island of Duh. My issue is far less complicated: I’m unemployed. While my pursuits have been rewarding… more