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
Saturday was a beautiful day in Portland. It was one of those days that if someone asked, "Hey, where's Portland?" Someone else would answer, "Oh, they went outside." If you knew anyone that would even care to have that sort of discussion. Saturday was also the day I set aside to go to Popina. Popina … Continue reading A Middle Aged Woman’s Shopping Miracle
Here is a link to a post on a blog I had never read before this morning: http://calamityrae.wordpress.com/2014/01/14/outing-eric-robillard-le-clown-the-magnificent-the-predator-with-the-red-nose/ Calamityrae is recovering from sexual abuse at the hands of her mother. She writes to give her past voice and to promote her healing. Unfortunately she came in contact with Le Clown which typically is enjoyable at … Continue reading One Tough Broad: Calamityrae the Broad who took on Le Clown
It is just one of those days. I don't want my readers to think that I'm always the effervescent, charming, witty, slim and beautiful woman portrayed in my blog posts. Because I'm not. I suck. I'm stupid and lazy and I didn't vacuum the bedroom and there is Mudd fur all over it. I'm tired. … Continue reading Yeah, Maggie Why Don’t You Write a Post. That’s a Great Idea.
I'm leaving work at 1:15 this afternoon to take my sister to have Lasik surgery so she won't have to wear contact lenses anymore. After the 20 minute surgery, I will take her home and get her in bed, go pick up my 5-year-old nephew, Matt, and enjoy the rest of the beautiful afternoon and … Continue reading Do You Feel Lucky, Boss Man?
Anna Wintour is the editor of Vogue magazine. Meryl Streep's character in The Devil Wears Prada is based on Anna Wintour. I couldn't read The Devil Wears Prada because I kept thinking, "no one is actually like this." I did like the movie because Meryl Streep's character is so over the top. Then I saw … Continue reading I’d Really Like to Punch Anna Wintour Right in the Vogue