The Rosie Project
The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion is a lovely little story told in the perspective of a socially awkward, undiagnosed Aspergers afflicted Professor of Genetics. He’s absolutely brilliant and lives his life on the outside of society with only a couple of “friends” to break up his repetitive and time sensitive routines until he decides […]
Reading: The Circle
If you are ready to get torn in two, this is the book to read. Its the right vs. the uncharted in the age of technology. Dave Eggers offers up an all too easy to imagine future of connectivity, profiles and where to draw the line on social sharing.
Just another day at the office… A baguette sliced A mixture of cheese A few favorite fruits A little bit of honey A couple of co-workers!
The Pink Hotel
Ok – loved The Pink Hotel by Anna Stothard! Somehow made it through the whole book, feeling like I was this seventeen year old, who was never even given a name. Enter the book through the eyes of this young one, freshly landed in Venice, CA from London to attend the funeral of her recently […]
Creepy On 34th Street
These Shoes Earned The Creepiest Pick-up Line – Ever! Walking up 34th St. Enjoying the glorious heat from the sun on my skin when a mid-thirties man comes up from behind and says, “Excuse me, I’ve never seen shoes like that before. I had to catch up with you to ask, what kind of shoes […]
Frida Kahlo Recipes
Because some books must be read and read again, I am re-Reading the entertaining, part-fictional work of F.G. Haghenbeck, The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo, an artist most of us know and I have loved her story for the melancholic drama she so eloquently endured and poured into her work. So far ahead of her […]
Reading: The Painted Girls
Kicking off the weekend with The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan. Already liking that it’s a story told from multiple points of view. Good Reads gives it a solid 4: A gripping novel set in Belle Époque Paris and inspired by the real-life model for Degas’s Little Dancer Aged Fourteen and a notorious criminal trial of the […]
Feel Good Friday
Going to take you you back with this one, something to give you good feelings this Friday. As you get ready to kick off the weekend, when you’re winding up with some wine…let these tunes wash over you. You’ll remember times in 5, 4, 3, 2, 1!
Never Too Old For Uncle Shel
We’ve know him our whole lives, Shel Silverstein from The Giving Tree to Sarah Cynthia Silvia Stout and the garbage she would never take out. We know him, we love him. Thank you Uncle Shel.
Brunch before and after. – Organic Poached Eggs - Avocado mash: onions, amchur powder salt ‘n pepper – Dean & Deluca multi-grain bread (it’s got soy sauce in it!)