Administrative Professionals and Hollywood Women…Discuss

After my divorce, I took a job as a receptionist for an engineering firm. Derwood and I had great benefits because of that job. I was way over-qualified but the four years of that job served its purpose. While at that job I made it very clear that I wanted no part and no recognition … Continue reading Administrative Professionals and Hollywood Women…Discuss

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Oh, I Got Yer Oscar Right Here!

I'm a bit late in the week for my annual Oscar post but this one took more effort than what I have done in the past. That's not true, I don't know if I've done an Oscar post before and I am too lazy to go look.First, I have created a scientific diagram showing all … Continue reading Oh, I Got Yer Oscar Right Here!

I Know What Courage Looks Like

"The test of a people is what they can do when they are tired." -- Winston Churchill I realize Churchill was most likely discussing the British people when he said that;  a people worn down by years of war waiting for the U.S. to join the team. Perhaps he was referring to Londoners soldiering on … Continue reading I Know What Courage Looks Like

The Gospel Christmas Concert Yule Log

For the second year in a row, my sister Molly organized a festive night out to attend the Oregon Symphony's Gospel Christmas concert which is a fabulous arm waving, hand clapping night of Hallelujahs, fun for believer and non-believer alike! This year my friend Danni came with me. We drove downtown to meet the rest … Continue reading The Gospel Christmas Concert Yule Log

An Open Letter to Jamie Lee Curtis or In Defense of Seth MacFarlane

Preface: Thank you Lily in Canada for the idea. (This is about the Oscars, I have to thank someone.) The 2013 Academy Award presentation was held February 24. I didn't see it because I was busy at the beach. Seth MacFarlane, creator of The Family Guy, hosted this year's Oscars. And he sang this song: … Continue reading An Open Letter to Jamie Lee Curtis or In Defense of Seth MacFarlane