Oh, Lyndon!

I already knew this because I read it straight from Doris Kearns Goodwin herself: “Lyndon B. Johnson had “give-away” items in the Oval Office like this electric toothbrush set stamped with the Presidential seal. Rumor has it, Doris Kearns Goodwin amassed several during her tenure as a White House intern, and finally asked LBJ, “Why…

Yesterday Was Liz Taylor Day I Guess

I had the good fortune to watch Cat On A Hot Tin Roof and the bad fortune to watch The Liz & Dick Story. ( Did anybody ever really call him Dick?) L&D was a big bore and they got a lot of the fashion and accessories wrong. Her wedding hairdo for instance – I. Cannot. Even. I did see one…

* sigh *

When I opened the box for my new and first ever pizza stone, the enclosed pizza cutter clattered to the floor so I didn’t notice the care and use instructions floating gently down as well. By the time I checked out what the clatter was, balanced the stone on the box and checked so it…

New Jersey Disaster Area

I am going to show you a picture of disaster. Here it is: This is the Lenox Warehouse in Cranbury NJ. Here’s the code: the letter A marks the door to the high class bridal registry full sets of dinnerware Lenox Retail store; the letter B marks the entrance to the warehouse; the red bar indicates a police…

Turkey Day

Who among us doesn’t love a big-breasted, short-legged old lady in a chicken apron? h/t Gerard    Love that part about the oven mitts. We’ll be having turducken as the main event today but there’s one of those free-with-register-receipts turkey from the supermarket in my refrigerator  awaiting T-Day: Part 2. I’m not too thrilled about that…