In Which I Amuse Myself

NOW UPDATED BELOW! I’m exhausted from work work work so I’m taking a day off today.  I’m going to be driving to Philadelphia.  BFD, amirite? Well, yes actually it is. It is because I make it so. My route takes me over the Ben Franklin Bridge, which I privately think  of as the BFB. When…

3 Things About My Decorating Project. Maybe 4.

1. You see the problem with that “mantle” ledge. Calls for extreme cleverness in decorative accessories. FYI – that horse not only has a penis but also testicles. Might be too much realism for a early morning blog photo. 2. Have I mentioned that I’m going to do a “treatment” to the fireplace bricks? I…

Him and Her

Him: If, as so many headlines today are declaring, Obama’s address to the nation explaining America’s kinetic military action in Libya was a bit muddled, let Twitter explain it to you: Her: As previously noted, World Famous Fashion Icon and Busy Mom™  Michelle Obama’s new stylist has a new strategy: focusing on boob enhancement to…

Decorating Genius – Clue #5

Today’s clue about the genius decor item concerns the age: it’s from the 50s. Things of this type started appearing in the 40s but I know from the reported history by the eBay seller that this specific one was acquired new in the 50s. I’d be surprised if there were still news ones coming into…

Reflections On The Culture

I may have told you this before, but I have have very specific taste in media consumption. As far as books go, I’m a total snob. I don’t read things marketed as detective stories, romances or mysteries. And it is a point of pride with me that I never have and never will read one…