5 Things: Father of All Toys Edition

Happy Friday! Hope that you all had a great week like the folks who will benefit from a generous fellow veteran. The guy was offered a cool $3 million and turned it down to help veterans struggling with addiction, instead. Talk about addressing a need and being incredibly generous in the process. You’ve probably notedContinue reading “5 Things: Father of All Toys Edition”

If someone really wants to understand you, what three books should they read?

  Good morning! Hope that you all had a great weekend. If not great, at least a restful one!  Question: If someone really wants to understand you, what three books should they read? Answer: I love that someone submitted this question (thank you!) BUT I hate having to limit myself to three books. Although three isContinue reading “If someone really wants to understand you, what three books should they read?”

5 Things: Cheesy Austen Addiction Edition

  Happy Friday! Hope that you all had a great week like pigeons everywhere who are applauding racing pigeon New Kim for raising up their street cred this week. $1.9 million for a pigeon. Holy moly! Personally, I\’d prefer shopping in the Neiman Marcus Christmas catalog with that kind of cheese.   Well, even if youContinue reading “5 Things: Cheesy Austen Addiction Edition”

5 Things: Cabin Fever Edition Week 6

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a great week like the healthcare workers who received a little help from a clever 12-year-old and his 3D printer. It\’s just the little touch of relief in a chaotic situation that means the world to someone. I sincerely hope that you had a moment like that this week…Continue reading “5 Things: Cabin Fever Edition Week 6”

5 Things: Cabin Fever Edition Week 3

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a great week or at the very least managed to locate the much sought after carton of eggs (Why take all the eggs, guys? Why??) and sill-scarce TP that you needed. Sigh. I sincerely hope that everyone can just cool their jets soon. Well, we\’ve made it through weekContinue reading “5 Things: Cabin Fever Edition Week 3”

5 Things: Five cool chick films edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a great week or are at least making full use of National Everything You Do is Right Day. I highly suggest that you milk this one! As you know it\’s Women\’s History Month and digging out a few favorite films about women seemed like a great way to celebrate.Continue reading “5 Things: Five cool chick films edition”

5 Things: Pop tart love edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a wonderful (short) week… maybe some calmness before the real stuff begins next week. Or not, huh? Well, as it happens, I did come across some interesting things this week. Hopefully, it will get your through your day: 1) I don\’t know about you but I need some savoryContinue reading “5 Things: Pop tart love edition”

Pride and Prejudice

When I (and pretty much everyone else, I imagine) think \”Jane Austen,\” Pride and Prejudice is the book that automatically comes to mind. It is a well-loved, humorous novel that has more film adaptations and inspired more books than most other books of literature.  My first, delightful encounter with Elizabeth Bennett and Fitzwilliam Darcy occurredContinue reading “Pride and Prejudice”

5 Things: If a fox makes a sandwich edition

Happy Friday! The best day of the work week (in my opinion, anyway) is finally here. Check out the interesting stuff I found for you this week.. and prepare to sing-a-long with Josh Groban and Kelly Clarkson. 🙂 1) Prepare to hear some new dimensions to Kelly Clarkson\’s voice in this duet with Josh Groban.Continue reading “5 Things: If a fox makes a sandwich edition”

5 Things: Unorthodox Austen edition

Happy Friday! Spring (and allergy season) have sprung and that seems to be a good thing. I think all of us are pretty much over winter for the time being and shopping for time shares on tropical islands for next year. Best of all it\’s the end of the week and time for some moreContinue reading “5 Things: Unorthodox Austen edition”