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!

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

I’m Not Allowed to Watch That

Sure, it's easy for me to say that now but mortifying to say as a kid growing up in the 70s. I recently read a piece by one of Oregon's great writers, who is now an expat living in San Francisco. The piece detailed one of the traditions of his youth in Hillsboro, namely Fonzie … Continue reading I’m Not Allowed to Watch That

Maggie’s End-of-Year Multi-Media Hyphenastic Extravaganza!

Hello and welcome to my 2012 end of the decade multifaceted, multifarious postapalooza! I've got it all here.... TV, movie and music reviews, literary critique, critique of my children, gourmet cooking tips; whatever you need to know in this new millennium, my blog and I are here to deliver. MUSIC I haven't listened to a … Continue reading Maggie’s End-of-Year Multi-Media Hyphenastic Extravaganza!