A very special Thanksgiving tip

This year, as a special thanksgiving gift, I am sharing a tip that has come in handy many a time. We all know that thanksgiving isn't just about giving thanks - it's also about eating as much food as possible. Turkey, gravy, mashed 'taters (or mashers, as I like to call them), green bean casserole, pumpkin pie, … Continue reading A very special Thanksgiving tip

On humor and laughter (and Audrey Hepburn)

Quote of the day: “I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it's the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It's probably the most important thing in a person.” - Audrey Hepburn I love Audrey Hepburn. Now, I am not an expert on her or her life … Continue reading On humor and laughter (and Audrey Hepburn)

on being culturally illiterate

As many of you know, and will be eternally amused by, there are many things about the English language and the American culture that I don’t understand and several that I may never understand. There are things like the cartoons you watched as a kid, the fads that were in through your middle school years, … Continue reading on being culturally illiterate