whoosh!

I’m on my way to Washington DC. By train, a high-speed tilting train – who even knew there was such a thing? The last time I took the train, there was that unfortunate “Eternal Flame” sing-a-long incident that got me thrown out of the quiet car. This time, my biggest worry is lifting my suitcase…

Jonathan Corzine Seagull

Observe the campaign literature sent to my daughter as an independent voter in the state of NJ. Jon Corzine, America’s most reckless governor, is sending out pages ripped out of the 1970 publication of Jonathan Livingston Seagull without any modification whatsoever. “The Part One of the book finds young Jonathan Livingston frustrated with the meaningless…

In Which I Control The News Cycle

Hey, look how current I am. Yesterday, I blogged the names Rene and Georgette Magritte and today I read that a famous Magritte painting is in the news. For being stolen, too bad. The painting, “Olympia” is called famous and highly recognizable, although – because it doesn’t have an apple or a bowler hat in…

Après la guerre, le déluge.

The guardian angel of catalog carpeting protected us today when water started cascading down the blinds in the dining room. There was a minor tiff between the happy couple today about getting rid of some superfluous (I say) packing boxes piled up on an unused piece of furniture. It brought the whole rainy day project…

Come On Baby Do The Loco-Motion

World Famous Fashion Icon and Busy Mom™ Michelle Obama channels Little Eva as she shows off her much-envied 48″ stride on the international stage. Fall  fashion forecasts show that women everywhere will be emulating MOO’s unique style elements come next season: age-inappropriate clothing choices, strapped up boobs, and shiny, shiny legs posed as far apart…