The Secret Life of Suzette

Did you know that I belong to a Facebook Group called The Growing Avocados In Cups of Water Society? I do! Here’s mine: Even though my brain knows that it’s going to take 8 weeks for a taproot to appear, I’ve been at this for 10 days already and my heart fully expects to see…

These Corgis Are Cheesed Up To The Max

Have you been watching the Netflix original series called  The Crown? Season 1 was 10 riveting episodes of young Elizabeth as she married and ascended to the throne of England. The British actress Claire Foy in the title role does a remarkable job* and I found every episode to be utterly engrossing. Here she is…

My Little Town

The neighborhood Facebook group is all abuzz today because there were many incidents of odd noises last night between midnight and 1 am. After comparing on-line notes, residents are falling into 2 camps: those who had someone knocking on their houses and those that heard gunfire. The sheriff’s department sent many cars that went speeding through…

The Lingering Youth Cult of the 60s

This is what I’ve been saying for years: cosmetic surgery doesn’t make old people look young; it makes them look old in a different way. Camille Paglia: How to Age Disgracefully in Hollywood  “The main problem facing today’s aging women is not sexism but the lingering youth cult of the 1960s.” I’m not against cosmetic…